High optical confinement of 1.55 micron light is shown in a 5 micorn sized high-index-contrast pseudo-random distribution of dielectric rods. This structure, designed using Evolutionary Algorithms, utilizes Anderson Localization to achieve confinement.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
J. T. Robinson, M. Lipson, and H. Lipson, "Strong Light Confinement in Novel Compact Pseudo-Random Structures Designed via Evolutionary Algorithms," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC63.
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