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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2010
  • pp: 6111–6115

Temperature-stabilized one-way electromagnetic modes in a magneto-optic unidirectional waveguide

Xiaofei Zang and Chun Jiang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 31, pp. 6111-6115 (2010)

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We investigate the temperature effect of the unidirectional (one-way) electromagnetic mode in a symmetrical gyromagnetic photonic crystal (PhC) waveguide. The results show that the nonreciprocal properties of the one-way edge mode are insensitive to the temperature variation of the waveguide from 233 to 333 K . Such a temperature-stabilized nonreciprocal PhC waveguide may have potential applications in future electromagnetic engineering.

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OCIS Codes
(210.3810) Optical data storage : Magneto-optic systems
(210.3820) Optical data storage : Magneto-optical materials
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Data Storage

Original Manuscript: August 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2010
Published: October 28, 2010

Xiaofei Zang and Chun Jiang, "Temperature-stabilized one-way electromagnetic modes in a magneto-optic unidirectional waveguide," Appl. Opt. 49, 6111-6115 (2010)

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