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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1829–1832

Coupled-mode analysis of photonic crystal add–drop filters based on ring resonators

Mehrdad Djavid, Afshin Ghaffari, and Mohammad Sadegh Abrishamian  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 1829-1832 (2008)

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We propose coupled-mode analysis of a two-dimensional photonic crystal add–drop filter based on ring resonators, which can be applicable to photonic integrated circuits. Mechanism of this proposed add–drop filter is analogous to that of ring resonators resonance, which involves interaction of waveguides and resonators. Simulation results of this filter obtained from the finite-difference time-domain method are consistent with those from the coupled-mode theory. Total transmission up to 99% is verified by both methods.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: May 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 24, 2008
Published: October 14, 2008

Mehrdad Djavid, Afshin Ghaffari, and Mohammad Sadegh Abrishamian, "Coupled-mode analysis of photonic crystal add-drop filters based on ring resonators," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1829-1832 (2008)

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