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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2011
  • pp: 336–341

Numerical optimization of high-Q-factor photonic crystal microcavities with a graded air lattice

A. Benmerkhi, M. Bouchemat, T. Bouchemat, and N. Paraire  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 336-341 (2011)

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We present here a numerical study of an optical Fabry-Perot filter made within triangular symmetry 2D photonic crystal by using the finite difference time domain method. Devices that are structure based on microcavities have been studied using direct input and output coupling through channel waveguides including size-graded holes on both sides of the microcavitiy. From a transmission calculation, a very high-Q-factor value has been achieved at λ = 1.50086 μm .

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OCIS Codes
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: June 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 12, 2010
Published: February 1, 2011

A. Benmerkhi, M. Bouchemat, T. Bouchemat, and N. Paraire, "Numerical optimization of high-Q-factor photonic crystal microcavities with a graded air lattice," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 336-341 (2011)

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