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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 815–819

Defect modes in a periodic structure with chiral layers

Vladimir R. Tuz and Vadim B. Kazansky  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 815-819 (2009)

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A periodic sequence of pairs of isotropic and chiral layers with a defect in the m th period is investigated. The problem is solved using the 2 × 2 -block-representation transfer-matrix formulation. A method that simultaneously allows taking into account different types of defects in the structure is proposed. Analysis of the dynamics of the electromagnetic properties of the investigated structure is carried out for different types of defects.

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OCIS Codes
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

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Original Manuscript: October 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 11, 2009
Published: March 17, 2009

Vladimir R. Tuz and Vadim B. Kazansky, "Defect modes in a periodic structure with chiral layers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 815-819 (2009)

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