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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2787–2792

Multiple-channel guided mode resonance Brewster filter with controllable spectral separation

Jianyong Ma, Hongchao Cao, and Changhe Zhou  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 13, pp. 2787-2792 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.002787


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Abstract

In this work, a single-layer, multiple-channel guided mode resonance (GMR) Brewster filter with controllable spectral separation is proposed using the plane waveguide method and rigorous coupled-wave analysis. Based on the normalized eigenvalue equation, the controllability of the spectral separation is analyzed when the fill ratio of the grating layer is changed while its effective index is identical to that of the substrate. The location and the separation between resonances can be specifically controlled by modifying the fill ratio of the grating layer. In contrast to the ordinary GMR filter, where the location of the resonances is material dependent, it is demonstrated that the spectral separation for the first and second resonances can be linearly controlled by altering the fill ratio of the grating layer. In addition, the maximal shift of the second resonance is up to 5% of the first resonant wavelength using the single-layer Brewster filter.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: February 18, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 25, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 27, 2014
Published: April 23, 2014

Citation
Jianyong Ma, Hongchao Cao, and Changhe Zhou, "Multiple-channel guided mode resonance Brewster filter with controllable spectral separation," Appl. Opt. 53, 2787-2792 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-13-2787


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