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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1267–1272

Guided and defect modes in periodic dielectric waveguides

Shanhui Fan, J. D. Joannopoulos, Joshua N. Winn, Adrian Devenyi, J. C. Chen, and Robert D. Meade  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 12, Issue 7, pp. 1267-1272 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.12.001267


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Abstract

The nature of guided modes and defect modes in periodic dielectric waveguides is investigated computationally for model systems in two dimensions. It is shown that defect states that exist within the band gap of guided modes can be excited to form tightly localized high-Q resonances.

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Shanhui Fan, J. D. Joannopoulos, Joshua N. Winn, Adrian Devenyi, J. C. Chen, and Robert D. Meade, "Guided and defect modes in periodic dielectric waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1267-1272 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-12-7-1267


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