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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 2001
  • pp: 2417–2422

Almost perfect blazing by photonic crystal rod gratings

Evgeny Popov, Bozhan Bozhkov, and Michel Nevière  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 15, pp. 2417-2422 (2001)

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A periodic array of dielectric rods or holes, known as two-dimensional photonic crystal, is shown to have blazing properties similar to those of classical diffraction gratings. Several different optogeometric configurations are shown numerically to exhibit an almost perfect blazing in the -1st reflected order with a plateaulike spectral dependence in nonpolarized light.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing

Original Manuscript: June 27, 2000
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2000
Published: May 20, 2001

Evgeny Popov, Bozhan Bozhkov, and Michel Nevière, "Almost perfect blazing by photonic crystal rod gratings," Appl. Opt. 40, 2417-2422 (2001)

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