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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 2 — Jan. 24, 2005
  • pp: 460–467

Temporal behaviour of field in high quality factor photonic crystal microcavity structure

Achanta Venu Gopal, Akihisa Tomita, Hirohito Yamada, and Sheng Lan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 460-467 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.000460


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Abstract

Temporal behaviour of incident pulse in high-quality (Q) factor photonic crystal microcavities are studied by two dimensional finite difference time domain calculations. For high-Q mode excitation, two periods of oscillation are observed in addition to the exponential decay corresponding to the cavity mode photon life time. Long and short period oscillations correspond to beats with low-Q mode (for short pulse widths) and to lattice periodicity for all pulse widths, respectively. For low-Q mode and off-resonant excitations, long period oscillations correspond to coupling to bandedge states.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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History
Original Manuscript: December 16, 2004
Revised Manuscript: January 9, 2005
Published: January 24, 2005

Citation
Achanta Gopal, Akihisa Tomita, Hirohito Yamada, and Sheng Lan, "Temporal behaviour of field in high quality factor photonic crystal microcavity structure," Opt. Express 13, 460-467 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-2-460


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