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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 1 — Jan. 5, 2009
  • pp: 365–378

Self-imaging in periodic dielectric waveguides

Shunquan Zeng, Yao Zhang, and Baojun Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 365-378 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.000365


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Abstract

Self-imaging phenomena in periodic dielectric waveguides has been predicted and investigated based on multimode interference effect by using the plane wave expansion method and the finite-difference time-domain method. Asymmetric and symmetric interferences were discussed and respective imaging positions were calculated. As examples of application, a demultiplexer and a filter with ultracompact and simple structures were designed and demonstrated theoretically for optical communication wavelengths.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 24, 2008
Published: January 2, 2009

Citation
Shunquan Zeng, Yao Zhang, and Baojun Li, "Self-imaging in periodic dielectric waveguides," Opt. Express 17, 365-378 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-1-365


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