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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 10 — May. 11, 2009
  • pp: 8396–8406

Polarization and angular dependent transmissions on transferred nanomembrane Fano filters

Li Chen, Zexuan Qiang, Hongjun Yang, Huiqing Pang, Zhenqiang Ma, and Weidong Zhou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 10, pp. 8396-8406 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.008396


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Abstract

We report angular and polarization dependent transmission properties of Fano resonance optical filters with transferred silicon nanomembrane on glass substrate. The transmission spectra of the filters can have either weak or strong polarization and angular dependence, depending on properties of individual Fano resonance modal dispersion. Measurement results agree very well with simulations based on a rigorous coupled-wave analysis for the transmission spectra, on planewave expansion wave-vector technique for the dispersion property analysis, and on a three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain technique for the propagating modal study. These results will provide importance guidance for the design of a new class of ultra-compact surface-normal frequency selective components with preferred polarization and angular properties. These components are highly desirable for silicon photonic integration.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 29, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 1, 2009
Published: May 4, 2009

Citation
Li Chen, Zexuan Qiang, Hongjun Yang, Huiqing Pang, Zhenqiang Ma, and Weidong Zhou, "Polarization and angular dependent transmissions on transferred nanomembrane Fano filters," Opt. Express 17, 8396-8406 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-10-8396


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