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Photonic band structure of Abrikosov lattices in superconductors
Author(s): Hesam Zandi; Alireza Kokabi; Aliakbar Jafarpour; Sina Khorasani; Mehdi Fardmanesh; Ali Adibi
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Paper Abstract

We have performed a numerical solution for band structure of an Abrikosov vortex lattice in type-II superconductors forming a periodic array in two dimensions for applications of incorporating the photonic crystals concept into superconducting materials with possibilities for optical electronics. The implemented numerical method is based on the extensive numerical solution of the Ginzburg-Landau equation for calculating the parameters of the two-fluid model and obtaining the band structure from the permittivity, which depends on the above parameters and the frequency. This is while the characteristics of such crystals highly vary with an externally applied static normal magnetic field, leading to nonlinear behavior of the band structure, which also has nonlinear dependence on the temperature. The similar analysis for every arbitrary lattice structure is also possible to be developed by this approach as presented in this work. We also present some examples and discuss the results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 February 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6480, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VI, 648011 (6 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.725943
Show Author Affiliations
Hesam Zandi, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)
Alireza Kokabi, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)
Aliakbar Jafarpour, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Sina Khorasani, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)
Mehdi Fardmanesh, Sharif Univ. of Technology (Iran)
Ali Adibi, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6480:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VI
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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