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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 8003–8009

Negative refractions in two-dimensional photonic crystals formed by holographic lithography

X. X. Shen, X. L. Yang, L. Z. Cai, G. Y. Dong, X. F. Meng, X. F. Xu, and Y. R. Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 8003-8009 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008003


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Abstract

We present a study on negative refractions in the four lowest bands of two-dimensional (2D) square lattices formed by holographic lithography (HL) and compare these features with those of a lattice of the same kind but with regular dielectric columns. The plane wave calculations and FDTD simulations have shown that in some bands or for some interfaces the negative refraction can only happen in holographic structures, and generally the rightness of holographic structures and regular structures of the same kind may be different.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: April 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 23, 2007
Published: June 12, 2007

Citation
X. X. Shen, X. L. Yang, L. Z. Cai, G. Y. Dong, X. F. Meng, X. F. Xu, and Y. R. Wang, "Negative refractions in two-dimensional photonic crystals formed by holographic lithography," Opt. Express 15, 8003-8009 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-13-8003


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