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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2508–2513

Photonic Bandgap Inspection in 2-D Sublattices

Gilliard N. Malheiros-Silveira, Vitaly F. Rodríguez-Esquerre, and Hugo E. Hernández-Figueroa

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 15, pp. 2508-2513 (2012)

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Large photonic bandgaps (PBGs) have been obtained by sweeping linearly the parameters of complex sublattices inside the unitary cells of square- and triangular-lattice photonic crystals. An efficient frequency-domain finite-element method with periodical boundary conditions has been used for theoretical analyses. PBGs in silicon/air photonic crystals for both polarization modes have been considered for up to 21 eigenmodes and both low- and high-order PBGs have been obtained by this relatively simple systematic process.

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Gilliard N. Malheiros-Silveira, Vitaly F. Rodríguez-Esquerre, and Hugo E. Hernández-Figueroa, "Photonic Bandgap Inspection in 2-D Sublattices," J. Lightwave Technol. 30, 2508-2513 (2012)

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