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Dispersion and symmetry properties of anisotropic photonic crystals of arbitrary geometry and dimension
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Paper Abstract

This work presents a fully vector plane wave method suitable for eigenwaves characteristics calculation for periodic dielectric media with arbitrary geometry and dimension, consisting of either isotropic or anisotropic materials. Using the method concerned, the influence of anisotropic material molecules reorientation in a photonic crystal on the symmetry properties of the dispersion surface of the latter. The work explains how the 2D anisotropic photonic crystal Brillouin zone shape depend on the anisotropic molecules orientation.

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Date Published: 21 April 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6989, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII, 69891V (21 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.780993
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Irina A. Khromova, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Public Univ. of Navarre (Spain)
Leonid A. Melnikov, Saratov State Univ. (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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