A four-channel ~1.55 µm wavelength division demultiplexer utilizing a novel coupling mechanism involving resonant defect cavities in a two-dimensional photonic crystal is presented. Finite-difference time-domain simulations produced spectral peaks with 3.4 to 5.2 nm linewidths.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
J. W. Zeller and F. C. Jain, "Photonic Crystal Wavelength Division Demultiplexing via Coupling through Variably-Sized Defect Cavities," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB7.
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