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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2001
  • pp: 162–165

Waveguide branches in photonic crystals

Shanhui Fan, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, C. Manolatou, and H. A. Haus  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 162-165 (2001)

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Theoretical and numerical analyses of waveguide branches in a photonic crystal are presented. Conditions for perfect transmission and zero reflection are discussed. Based upon these conditions, numerical simulations of electromagnetic-wave propagation in photonic crystals are performed to identify structures with near-complete transmission.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.1750) Integrated optics : Components
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

Shanhui Fan, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, C. Manolatou, and H. A. Haus, "Waveguide branches in photonic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 162-165 (2001)

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