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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 8 — Apr. 17, 2006
  • pp: 3472–3483

A direct analysis of photonic nanostructures

Dirk Englund and Jelena Vučković  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 8, pp. 3472-3483 (2006)

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We present a method for directly analyzing photonic nano-devices and apply it to photonic crystal cavities. Two-dimensional photonic crystals are scanned and reproduced in computer memory for Finite Difference Time Domain simuations. The results closely match experimental observations, with a fidelity far beyond that for idealized structures. This analysis allows close examination of error mechanisms and analytical error models.

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OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: February 17, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 11, 2006
Published: April 17, 2006

Dirk Englund and Jelena Vučković, "A direct analysis of photonic nanostructures," Opt. Express 14, 3472-3483 (2006)

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