We present two photonic crystal enabled platforms, exhibiting novel light-guiding properties: a system exhibiting angular photonic bandgap, and a system exhibiting uni-directional light propagation.
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2065) Physical optics : Effective medium theory
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
R. Hamam, I. Celanovic, Z. Wang, Y. Chong, J. d. Joannopoulos, and M. Soljacic, "Novel Light-Guiding Properties in Photonic Crystals," in Frontiers in Optics 2010/Laser Science XXVI, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper LThF2.
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