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International Quantum Electronics Conference
San Francisco, California United States
May 16, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-770-9
Functionality in Photonic Crystals (IFD)

Waveguiding in double trench photonic crystal waveguides and effects of cladding asymmetry

Sharee J. McNab, Nikolaj Moll, and Yurii Vlasov


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We investigate a novel double-trench waveguide where a conventional single-mode strip waveguide is embedded into a two-dimensional photonic crystal slab. Low-loss guiding (50dB/cm) is demonstrated with an expanded bandwidth. Effects of cladding asymmetry are characterized.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

S. J. McNab, N. Moll, and Y. Vlasov, "Waveguiding in double trench photonic crystal waveguides and effects of cladding asymmetry," 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 IFD4.

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