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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 16 — Aug. 7, 2006
  • pp: 7353–7361

Detailed analysis by Fabry-Perot method of slab photonic crystal line-defect waveguides and cavities in aluminium-free material system

S. Combrié, E. Weidner, A. DeRossi, S. Bansropun, S. Cassette, A. Talneau, and H. Benisty  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 16, pp. 7353-7361 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.007353


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Abstract

A single-line-defect low-loss photonic crystal waveguide based on a perforated GaAs membrane in an aluminium-free material system is demonstrated. The GaInP lattice is matched to GaAs as the cladding/sacrificial layer. Fabry-Perot resonances are analyzed to obtain the group velocity dispersion for a 1-mm long guide. The losses are deduced to be close to 5 dB/cm, taking into account the wavelength dependent reflectivity of the guide extremities. In this framework, side-coupled nanocavities are also investigated. Feasibility of low-loss photonic-crystal-based devices combined with a reliable industrial material systems is thus demonstrated.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: April 26, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2006
Published: August 7, 2006

Citation
S. Combrié, E. Weidner, A. DeRossi, S. Bansropun, S. Cassette, A. Talneau, and H. Benisty, "Detailed analysis by Fabry-Perot method of slab photonic crystal line-defect waveguides and cavities in aluminium-free material system," Opt. Express 14, 7353-7361 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-16-7353


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