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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1693–1701

Polarization properties of symmetrical and asymmetrical nonreciprocal chiral photonic bandgap structure with defect

Vladimir R. Tuz  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 9, pp. 1693-1701 (2009)

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The polarization properties of perfectly periodical and defective one-dimensional photonic bandgap structures with nonreciprocal chiral (bi-isotropic) layers are studied. The method of solution is based on the 2 × 2 block-representation transfer-matrix formulation. Numerical simulations are carried out for different types of structures (symmetrical or asymmetrical) in order to reveal the dependence of the reflection and transmission coefficients on frequency, chirality, nonreciprocity parameters, and angle of wave incidence.

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(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(160.1585) Materials : Chiral media

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Original Manuscript: March 18, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2009
Published: August 14, 2009

Vladimir R. Tuz, "Polarization properties of symmetrical and asymmetrical nonreciprocal chiral photonic bandgap structure with defect," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 1693-1701 (2009)

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