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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 19 — Sep. 18, 2006
  • pp: 8812–8826

Tunable Fano resonance in photonic crystal slabs

Junfeng Song, Remo Proietti Zaccaria, M. B. Yu, and X. W. Sun  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 19, pp. 8812-8826 (2006)

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A three dimensional analysis of a special class of anisotropic materials is presented. We introduce an extension of the Scattering Matrix Method (SMM) to investigate the behavior of anisotropic Photonic Crystal Slabs (PhCS) subject to external radiation. We show how the Fano effect can play a fundamental role in the realization of tunable optical devices. Moreover, we show how to utilize electron injection, electric field and temperature as parameters to control the Fano resonance shift in both isotropic and anisotropic materials as Si and Potassium Titanium Oxide Phosphate (KTP). We will see that because Fano modes are sensitive and controllable, a broad range of applications can be considered.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 12, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 27, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 28, 2006
Published: September 18, 2006

Jungfeng Song, Remo Proietti Zaccaria, M. B. Yu, and X. W. Sun, "Tunable Fano resonance in photonic crystal slabs," Opt. Express 14, 8812-8826 (2006)

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