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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2009
  • pp: F24–F30

High-quality-factor filter based on a photonic crystal ring resonator for wavelength division multiplexing applications

Yaw-Dong Wu, Tien-Tsorng Shih, and Jian-Jang Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 25, pp. F24-F30 (2009)

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We investigate the properties of ring resonators that are supported by a two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguide. The proposed structure composed of a photonic crystal ring resonator (PCRR) with four scatters can really function as a wavelength division multiplexer. The significance of the design is that the output waveguide is perpendicular to the ring resonator. We numerically demonstrate that the proposed four-channel PCRR device with 3 × 3 inner dielectric rods can provide a transmission efficiency larger than 92%, a quality factor higher than 3800, and crosstalk of less than 32 dB .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals and Gratings

Original Manuscript: February 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 2, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 10, 2009
Published: June 8, 2009

Yaw-Dong Wu, Tien-Tsorng Shih, and Jian-Jang Lee, "High-quality-factor filter based on a photonic crystal ring resonator for wavelength division multiplexing applications," Appl. Opt. 48, F24-F30 (2009)

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