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Self-collimation effect in hexagon-hole type photonic crystal slabs
Author(s): Oana Miţă; Cazimir-Gabriel Bostan; Paul Şchiopu
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Paper Abstract

This paper extends prior analysis of self-collimation effect in two dimensional photonic crystal structure patterned with a triangular lattice having hexagonal holes [1]. The equifrequency contours analysis is performed in order to determine the self-collimation effect frequency range for this structure. The routing of two self-collimated Gaussian beams travelling through a hexagonal photonic crystal, on the same optical layer is demonstrated. Using the unique advantage of allowing selfcollimated beams to cross each other without coupling, one can devise structureless interconnects for photonic integrated circuits [2].

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 December 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7821, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies V, 78212A (4 December 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.882274
Show Author Affiliations
Oana Miţă, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)
Cazimir-Gabriel Bostan, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)
Paul Şchiopu, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7821:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies V
Paul Schiopu; George Caruntu, Editor(s)

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