The symmetry properties of the modes of coupled waveguides in two-dimensional photonic crystals are investigated. We find that, in contrast to conventional waveguides, the fundamental mode can be either even or odd.
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M. de Sterke, T. White, R. McPhedran, L. Botten, and A. Asatryan, "Modal symmetry for coupled photonic crystal waveguides," 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 IThG20.
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