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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 4 — Feb. 20, 2006
  • pp: 1632–1642

Compact and integrated 2-D photonic crystal super-prism filter-device for wavelength demultiplexing applications

A. S. Jugessur, A. Bakhtazad, A. G. Kirk, L. Wu, T. F. Krauss, and R. M. De La Rue  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 1632-1642 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.001632


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Abstract

A two-dimensional photonic crystal (PhC) super-prism integrated with one-dimensional photonic crystal microcavity filters has been designed using the plane wave expansion (PWE) and 2-D Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) methods based on Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) technology. The super-prism operates as a coarse spatial filter with an average response bandwidth of 60 nm, while the 1-D PhC microcavity filters operate as narrow band-pass transmission filters with an average filter response line-width of 10 nm. This work demonstrates the simultaneous operation of two photonic devices for de-multiplexing applications on a single platform that could be useful in future Photonic Crystal Integrated Circuits (PCICs).

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: November 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 2006
Published: February 20, 2006

Citation
A. Jugessur, L. Wu, A. Bakhtazad, A. Kirk, T. Krauss, and R. De La Rue, "Compact and integrated 2-D photonic crystal super-prism filter-device for wavelength demultiplexing applications," Opt. Express 14, 1632-1642 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-4-1632


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