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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1546–1552

Polarization independence of a one-dimensional grating in conical mounting

Dominique Lacour, Gérard Granet, Jean-Pierre Plumey, and Alain Mure-Ravaud  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 1546-1552 (2003)

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We demonstrate theoretically a polarization-independent guided-mode resonant filter with only a one dimensional grating. A rigorous method, the modal method by Fourier expansion, is used to compute the diffracted efficiencies of the grating. Wave-vector analysis fails to correctly design a polarization-independent structure. We show that a rigorous analysis of the resonances must be employed to obtain such a device; using a pole approach, we study the effects of grating parameters on the resonances of both polarizations.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab
(310.2790) Thin films : Guided waves
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference

Original Manuscript: December 2, 2002
Revised Manuscript: March 13, 2003
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2003
Published: August 1, 2003

Dominique Lacour, Gérard Granet, Jean-Pierre Plumey, and Alain Mure-Ravaud, "Polarization independence of a one-dimensional grating in conical mounting," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 1546-1552 (2003)

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