## Finite-Difference Time-Domain Analysis of Photonic Crystal Slab Cavities with Two-Level Systems |

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 23067-23077 (2011)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.023067

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### Abstract

In this paper, we report the numerical simulation of an atom-cavity interaction within photonic crystal nano-cavities. The numerical model is based on a damping oscillator description of a dipole current and it is implemented with a finite-difference time-domain method. Using the method, we successfully simulate the atom-cavity mode field interactions of a two-level system embedded in a photonic crystal cavity under several coupling strength conditions. We show that enhancement and suppression of optical emission rate from a two-level system are also shown by this model.

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**OCIS Codes**

(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics

**ToC Category:**

Quantum Optics

**Citation**

Hideaki Taniyama, Hisashi Sumikura, and Masaya Notomi, "Finite-Difference Time-Domain Analysis of Photonic Crystal Slab Cavities with Two-Level Systems," Opt. Express **19**, 23067-23077 (2011)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-23-23067

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