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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2038–2041

Design of surface mode photonic crystal T-junction waveguide using coupled-mode theory

Bin Jiang, Wenjun Zhou, Wei Chen, Anjin Liu, and Wanhua Zheng  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 8, pp. 2038-2041 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.28.002038


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Abstract

We design a photonic crystal T-junction waveguide on the basis of the nonradiative surface mode and further optimize the transmission ratio of our surface mode photonic crystal T-junction waveguide with the guide of coupled-mode theory. Compared with a traditional bandgap photonic crystal T-junction waveguide, our surface mode T-junction waveguide can obtain almost zero reflectance and good transmission. Better still, its size is just half of the size of bandgap photonic crystal waveguide branches. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first time that such a high-efficiency T-junction waveguide that uses the surface mode as the guided mode is proposed.

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OCIS Codes
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2011
Published: July 27, 2011

Citation
Bin Jiang, Wenjun Zhou, Wei Chen, Anjin Liu, and Wanhua Zheng, "Design of surface mode photonic crystal T-junction waveguide using coupled-mode theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2038-2041 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-28-8-2038


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