We measured band diagrams of two-dimensional coupled-photonic crystal microcavity arrays and obtained group velocity below 0.008c. A strong polarization sensitivity is observed with rotationally asymmetric structures, which can be used in polarizing mirrors and sensors
© 2005 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
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
H. Altug and J. Vuckovic, "Polarization Control with Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystal Microcavity Arrays," 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 QWA6.
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