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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2931–2933

Anodic alumina photonic crystal heterostructures

Yan Su, Guang Tao Fei, Yao Zhang, Hui Li, Peng Yan, Guo Liang Shang, and Li De Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 12, pp. 2931-2933 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.28.002931


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Abstract

Anodic alumina photonic crystal heterostructures (PCHs) consisting of two photonic crystals with different lattice constants are fabricated under the combination of two periodic oxidation voltage waves with similar voltage waveforms but different upper and lower bound values. The optical properties of these PCHs are studied. The anodic alumina PCHs with controllable photonic bandgaps (PBGs) offer an ability to tailor the PBGs. Three different combinations of band structures—overlapped, staggered, and split PBGs—are introduced. These may provide a broad range of possibilities for optical device development.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: June 17, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2011
Published: November 17, 2011

Citation
Yan Su, Guang Tao Fei, Yao Zhang, Hui Li, Peng Yan, Guo Liang Shang, and Li De Zhang, "Anodic alumina photonic crystal heterostructures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2931-2933 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-28-12-2931


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