A general scheme for designing adiabatic buffer stages is proposed to couple light into propagation modes of photonic crystals. The resulting designs are shown to be insensitive to the frequency and angle of incident wave.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.1750) Integrated optics : Components
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
B. Momeni, A. A. Eftekhar, and A. Adibi, "Design of Adiabatic Matching Stages for Efficient Light Coupling to Propagating Modes of Photonic Crystals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CTuL3.
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