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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1785–1792

Analytical demonstration of omnidirectional transmission enhancement in dispersive birefringent photonic-bandgap structures

Antonio Mandatori, Concita Sibilia, Mario Bertolotti, Sergei Zhukovsky, and Sergey V. Gaponenko  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 1785-1792 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.22.001785


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Abstract

We have analytically studied uniaxial, birefringent, one-dimensional multilayer structures and found that in such structures birefringence leads to an interesting phenomenon of omnidirectional transmission. In particular, we have demonstrated analytically that the bigger the birefringence in the layers is, the better the omnidirectional transmission is. We demonstrated this property for all kinds of multilayers with absorption and dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(160.2120) Materials : Elements
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication

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Antonio Mandatori, Concita Sibilia, Mario Bertolotti, Sergei Zhukovsky, and Sergey V. Gaponenko, "Analytical demonstration of omnidirectional transmission enhancement in dispersive birefringent photonic-bandgap structures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 1785-1792 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-22-8-1785


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