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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2406–2415

Fast full-wave analysis of large-scale three-dimensional photonic crystal devices

Yu-Jia Li and Jian-Ming Jin  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 9, pp. 2406-2415 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.002406


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Abstract

A fast full-wave technique based on a nonoverlapping domain decomposition implementation of the finite-element method is developed for the simulation of large-scale three-dimensional (3D) photonic crystal devices modeled with millions of unknowns. The technique is highly efficient because it fully exploits the geometrical redundancy found in photonic crystal problems. It solves for the electric field everywhere in the problem domain using higher-order vector basis functions that accurately model the property of the electric field. As a 3D full-wave technique, the proposed method can easily take into account the effect of radiation loss on the device parameters such as quality factor, transmission, and reflection coefficients. The numerical results of various photonic crystal devices are presented to demonstrate the application, efficiency, and capability of this method.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2007
Published: August 27, 2007

Citation
Yu-Jia Li and Jian-Ming Jin, "Fast full-wave analysis of large-scale three-dimensional photonic crystal devices," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2406-2415 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-9-2406


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