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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4980–4985

Electromagnetic field structure and normal mode coupling in photonic crystal nanocavities

C. Dineen, J. Förstner, A.R. Zakharian, J.V. Moloney, and S.W. Koch  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4980-4985 (2005)

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The electromagnetic field of a high-quality photonic crystal nanocavity is computed using the finite difference time domain method. It is shown that a separatrix occurs in the local energy flux discriminating between predominantly near and far field components. Placing a two-level atom into the cavity leads to characteristic field modifications and normal-mode splitting in the transmission spectra.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 5, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 6, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

C. Dineen, J. Förstner, A. Zakharian, J. Moloney, and S. Koch, "Electromagnetic field structure and normal mode coupling in photonic crystal nanocavities," Opt. Express 13, 4980-4985 (2005)

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