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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 19 — Sep. 19, 2005
  • pp: 7645–7652

Highly directional enhanced radiation from sources embedded inside three-dimensional photonic crystals

Humeyra Caglayan, Irfan Bulu, and Ekmel Ozbay  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 19, pp. 7645-7652 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.007645


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Abstract

We have experimentally studied emission of microwave radiation from a monopole source embedded in a three-dimensional photonic crystal. We have demonstrated enhancement of microwave radiation at the band edge and cavity mode frequencies. Furthermore, we have shown that it is possible to obtain highly directive microwave radiation sources operating at the band edge of the three-dimensional photonic crystal. We have measured half power beam widths of 13° for both E and H planes, corresponding to a maximum directivity of 245.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: July 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 11, 2005
Published: September 19, 2005

Citation
Humeyra Caglayan, Irfan Bulu, and Ekmel Ozbay, "Highly directional enhanced radiation from sources embedded inside three-dimensional photonic crystals," Opt. Express 13, 7645-7652 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-19-7645


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