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Complete photonic band gap in icosahedral quasicrystals with a body-centered six-dimensional lattice
Author(s): P. N. Dyachenko; V. E. Dmitrienko; Yu V. Miklyaev; V. S. Pavelyev
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Paper Abstract

For the first time, the band structure of three-dimensional cubic photonic approximants of quasicrystals is studied theoretically. The approximants of different orders are found to have large, near-isotropic band gaps in a wide range of permittivity values. The effect of atom coordination on the size and threshold of the photonic band gap is explored. The existence of a complete band gap in the cubic photonic quasicrystal with a body-centered six-dimensional lattice is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6989, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII, 69891T (21 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.780760
Show Author Affiliations
P. N. Dyachenko, Image Processing Systems Institute (Russia)
V. E. Dmitrienko, A.V. Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography (Russia)
Yu V. Miklyaev, South-Ural State Univ. (Russia)
V. S. Pavelyev, Image Processing Systems Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6989:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII
Richard M. De La Rue; Ceferino López; Michele Midrio; Pierre Viktorovitch, Editor(s)

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