We present photonic crystal structures exhibiting flat electromagnetic bands (i.e. reduced the group velocity of light) in all crystal directions. Possible applications include miniaturized tunable optical delay components, high power low-threshold lasers, and nonlinear optics.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
H. Altug and J. Vuckovic, "Two-dimensional coupled photonic crystal resonator arrays," 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 IThI2.
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