We show the existence of simultaneous frequency band gaps for both photons and phonons in a slab of silicon with a periodic arrangement of cylindrical holes perpendicular to the slab surface with different lattice geometries.
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S. Mohammadi, A. A. Eftekhar, and A. Adibi, "Large Simultaneous Band Gaps for Photonic and Phononic Crystal Slabs," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFY1.
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