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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1338–1346

Supermodes of hexagonal lattice waveguide arrays

J. Scott Brownless, Felix J. Lawrence, Sahand Mahmoodian, Kokou B. Dossou, Lindsay C. Botten, and C. Martijn de Sterke  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 6, pp. 1338-1346 (2012)

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We present a semianalytical formulation for calculating the supermodes and corresponding Bloch factors of light in hexagonal lattice photonic crystal waveguide arrays. We then use this formulation to easily calculate dispersion curves and predict propagation in systems too large to calculate using standard numerical methods.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: January 3, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 13, 2012
Published: May 21, 2012

J. Scott Brownless, Felix J. Lawrence, Sahand Mahmoodian, Kokou B. Dossou, Lindsay C. Botten, and C. Martijn de Sterke, "Supermodes of hexagonal lattice waveguide arrays," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 1338-1346 (2012)

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