Topology optimization was used to design a planar photonic crystal waveguide 60° bend leading to a record-breaking transmission bandwidth of more than 200nm. The experimental results agree well with 3D finite-difference-time-domain simulations.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
M. Kristensen, P. I. Borel, L. H. Frandsen, A. Harpøth, J. S. Jensen, and O. Sigmund, " Optimized Planar Photonic Crystal Waveguide 60° Bend with more than 200nm Wide 1-dB Transmission Bandwidth," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OWD6.
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