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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1999
  • pp: 361–365

Detailed analysis of transmission spectra and Bragg-reflection spectra of a two-dimensional photonic crystal with a lattice constant of 1.15 µm

Kazuaki Sakoda, Michihide Sasada, Tetsuya Fukushima, Akio Yamanaka, Noriko Kawai, and Kuon Inoue  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 361-365 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.16.000361


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Abstract

We investigated the transmission spectra and the Bragg-reflection spectra of a two-dimensional photonic crystal composed of a triangular array of circular air rods formed in PbO glass, for which the laser oscillation peculiar to the two-dimensional photonic band structure was observed recently. The sample parameters, i.e., the lattice constant, the radius of the air rods, and the dielectric constant of the host PbO glass, were evaluated from the observation angle of the Bragg reflection and by comparison of observed with calculated band gaps. The transmission spectra and the Bragg-reflection spectra were calculated with the plane-wave expansion method, and a good agreement with both the dispersion relation and the observed Bragg-reflection spectra was shown.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

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Kazuaki Sakoda, Michihide Sasada, Tetsuya Fukushima, Akio Yamanaka, Noriko Kawai, and Kuon Inoue, "Detailed analysis of transmission spectra and Bragg-reflection spectra of a two-dimensional photonic crystal with a lattice constant of 1.15 µm," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 361-365 (1999)
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