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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1091–1098

Reflection and transmission spectra for ultrashort pulse propagation in a one-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal

A. Khurram Hafiz and Rupamanjari Ghosh  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 6, pp. 1091-1098 (2006)

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We probe the propagation of short electromagnetic pulses of finite bandwidth through a one-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal. The theoretical scheme is tested in numerical simulations of the reflection and transmission spectra for a sample of recent experimental interest. The study is important for understanding of the nonlinear phase shifts and other active spectral modifications in photonic crystals, which have potential applications in all-optical signal processing.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 3, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2005

A. Khurram Hafiz and Rupamanjari Ghosh, "Reflection and transmission spectra for ultrashort pulse propagation in a one-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1091-1098 (2006)

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