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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 9 — Apr. 26, 2010
  • pp: 9164–9172

Simultaneous two-dimensional phononic and photonic band gaps in opto-mechanical crystal slabs

Saeed Mohammadi, Ali A. Eftekhar, Abdelkrim Khelif, and Ali Adibi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 9, pp. 9164-9172 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.009164


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Abstract

We demonstrate planar structures that can provide simultaneous two-dimensional phononic and photonic band gaps in opto-mechanical (or phoxonic) crystal slabs. Different phoxonic crystal (PxC) structures, composed of square, hexagonal (honeycomb), or triangular arrays of void cylindrical holes embedded in silicon (Si) slabs with a finite thickness, are investigated. Photonic band gap (PtBG) maps and the complete phononic band gap (PnBG) maps of PxC slabs with different radii of the holes and thicknesses of the slabs are calculated using a three-dimensional plane wave expansion code. Simultaneous phononic and photonic band gaps with band gap to midgap ratios of more than 10% are shown to be readily obtainable with practical geometries in both square and hexagonal lattices, but not for the triangular lattice.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
(120.4880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optomechanics

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: February 9, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2010
Published: April 16, 2010

Citation
Saeed Mohammadi, Ali A. Eftekhar, Abdelkrim Khelif, and Ali Adibi, "Simultaneous two-dimensional phononic and photonic band gaps in opto-mechanical crystal slabs," Opt. Express 18, 9164-9172 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-9-9164


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