Using an anisotropic plane-wave expansion method first worldwide theoretical evidence of spectral band structure asymmetry (Ω(k)¹Ω(-k)) and band gap tunability (as a function of magnetization direction) is obtained for 2-dimensional magneto-photonic crystals.
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M. Vanwolleghem, P. Gogol, P. Beauvillain, and J. Lourtioz, "First Theoretical Evidence of Optical Non-Reciprocity and Band Gap Tunability in Two-Dimensional Magneto-Photonic Crystals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QTuC2.
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