A 3D photonic band gap was verified with FTIR microscopy at near-infrared wavelengths for a recently fabricated 3D photonic crystal. For the first time, point-defect states in a 3D photonic crystal were experimentally observed.
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M. Qi, E. Lidorikis, J. D. Joannopoulos, and H. I. Smith, "Characterization of a three-dimensional photonic crystal with point defects at near-infrared wavelengths," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuDD5.
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