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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2013
  • pp: 474–479

Analysis of defect layers’ insertion effect on optical transmission properties of multilayer structures based on one-dimensional photonic crystals

Fethallah Karim and Omar Seddiki  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 474-479 (2013)

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In this paper, we are interested in the analysis of the transmission spectrum of several multilayer structures based on one-dimensional photonic crystals (1D PCs) infiltrated with different kinds of defect materials, such as bismuth oxide (Bi2O3), lithium niobate (LiNbO3), and E7 liquid crystal (LC). A 1D PC acting as a multichannel filter is constructed by inserting multiple Bi2O3 defect layers, while a localized mode is moved by applying various electric fields on a LiNbO3 defect layer inserted in the middle of a 1D PC structure used as a tunable device. A localized mode is also tuned by applying different magnetic fields on an E7 LC phase shifter inserted between SiO2/TiO2 alternative layers.

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OCIS Codes
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: October 26, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 30, 2012
Published: January 17, 2013

Fethallah Karim and Omar Seddiki, "Analysis of defect layers’ insertion effect on optical transmission properties of multilayer structures based on one-dimensional photonic crystals," Appl. Opt. 52, 474-479 (2013)

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