We study the evolution of defect states from the band-edges of a 2-D photonic crystal. A simple exponential relation is derived for the dispersion of the state, and we investigate the connection with Bloch modes.
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K. B. Dossou, L. C. Botten, C. G. Poulton, R. C. McPhedran, A. A. Asatryan, and C. M. de Sterke, "Evolution of Defect States in 2-D Photonic Crystals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JTuA129.
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