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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2249–2256

Numerical method based on the solution of integral equations for the calculation of the band structure and reflectance of one- and two-dimensional photonic crystals

Alberto Mendoza-Suárez, Francisco Villa-Villa, and Jorge A. Gaspar-Armenta  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 10, pp. 2249-2256 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.002249


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Abstract

We propose a method for the determination of the band structure, reflectance, and transmittance of one- and two-dimensional photonic crystals that is based on the solution of integral equations. The results of this method are compared with those obtained by other well-known algorithms, and good agreement between them is found. The method is also tested by considering systems that possess a complex structure in their unit cell such as fractal geometries.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 2, 2006

Citation
Alberto Mendoza-Suárez, Francisco Villa-Villa, and Jorge A. Gaspar-Armenta, "Numerical method based on the solution of integral equations for the calculation of the band structure and reflectance of one- and two-dimensional photonic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 2249-2256 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-10-2249


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