An experimental demonstration of bandgap guiding, at wavelengths in the infrared near 1550nm, is presented for photonic crystal waveguides created using dielectric pillars. An adiabatic taper is implemented to increase coupling efficiency.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
S. Assefa, P. Rakich, P. Bienstman, S. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, G. S. Petrich, L. A. Kolodziejski, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, "Waveguiding in photonic crystals consisting of dielectric pillars near 1550nm," 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 CWG1.
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