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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11399–11404

Elimination of cross-talk in waveguide intersections of triangular lattice photonic crystals

Soon-Hong Kwon, Martin Kamp, Alfred Forchel, Min-Kyo Seo, and Yong-Hee Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11399-11404 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011399


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Abstract

We design an intersection for crossing waveguides in triangular lattice photonic crystals with cross-talk smaller than 10−5. The cross-talk to the transverse waveguides is suppressed by symmetry mismatch between the cavity mode and the waveguide mode or by the mode-gap effect induced by air hole radius modulation of the waveguides. The transmission behavior of the crossing waveguides are illustrated by numerical simulations through finite difference time domain method.

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OCIS Codes
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: June 6, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 4, 2008
Published: July 15, 2008

Citation
Soon-Hong Kwon, Martin Kamp, Alfred Forchel, Min-Kyo Seo, and Yong-Hee Lee, "Elimination of cross-talk in waveguide intersections of triangular lattice photonic crystals," Opt. Express 16, 11399-11404 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-15-11399


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