A Bloch mode theory for diffraction of plane waves by planar PC slabs is outlined. The theory provides physical insight into the origin of Fano resonances, allowing a simple pole model to be deduced rigorously.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
L. C. Botten, R. C. McPhedran, M. A. Byrne, A. A. Asatryan, N. A. Nicorovici, A. H. Norton, and C. M. de Sterke, "The Modelling of Fano Resonances in Photonic Crystal Slabs," in Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic, Technical Dgest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThD15.
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