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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2003
  • pp: 566–571

On the design of photonic crystal multiplexers

Jasmin Smajic, Christian Hafner, and Daniel Erni  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 566-571 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.000566


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Abstract

We propose a general design methodology for photonic crystal (PhC) diplexers, which is carried out along a filtering T-junction. The diplexer operation is investigated while carefully analyzing the dispersion relations of the three different waveguide channels. All simulations are carried out using the multiple multipole method (MMP), which offers perfect excitation and matching conditions for all waveguide ports involved. The resulting diplexer is highly compact (it covers an area of 13×9 lattice constants) and simple when compared to other PhC diplexer designs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 13, 2003
Published: March 24, 2003

Citation
Jasmin Smajic, Christian Hafner, and Daniel Erni, "On the design of photonic crystal multiplexers," Opt. Express 11, 566-571 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-6-566


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