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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 24 — Nov. 22, 2010
  • pp: 25346–25360

Coupled waveguide modes in hexagonal photonic crystals

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

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 24, pp. 25346-25360 (2010)

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We investigate the modes of coupled waveguides in a hexagonal photonic crystal. We find that for a substantial parameter range the coupled waveguide modes have dispersion relations exhibiting multiple intersections, which we explain both intuitively and using a rigorous tight-binding argument.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: September 23, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 12, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 13, 2010
Published: November 19, 2010

J. Scott Brownless, Sahand Mahmoodian, Kokou B. Dossou, Felix J. Lawrence, Lindsay C. Botten, and C. Martijn de Sterke, "Coupled waveguide modes in hexagonal photonic crystals," Opt. Express 18, 25346-25360 (2010)

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