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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 10021–10027

Localized modes in photonic quasicrystals with Penrose-type lattice

A. Della Villa, S. Enoch, G. Tayeb, F. Capolino, V. Pierro, and V. Galdi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 10021-10027 (2006)

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We investigate the properties of the resonant modes that occur in the transparency bands of two-dimensional finite-size Penrose-type photonic quasicrystals made of dielectric cylindrical rods. These modes stem from the natural local arrangements of the quasicrystal structure rather than, as originally thought, from fabrication-related imperfections. Examples of local density of states and field maps are shown for different wavelengths. Calculations of local density of states show that these modes mainly originate from the interactions between a limited numbers of rods.

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

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: April 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 20, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

Alessandro Della Villa, Stefan Enoch, Gérard Tayeb, Filippo Capolino, Vincenzo Pierro, and Vincenzo Galdi, "Localized modes in photonic quasicrystals with Penrose-type lattice," Opt. Express 14, 10021-10027 (2006)

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