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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3793–3804

Inverse design of nanophotonic structures using complementary convex optimization

Jesse Lu and Jelena Vučković  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 3793-3804 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.003793


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Abstract

A computationally-fast inverse design method for nanophotonic structures is presented. The method is based on two complementary convex optimization problems which modify the dielectric structure and resonant field respectively. The design of one- and two-dimensional nanophotonic resonators is demonstrated and is shown to require minimal computational resources.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: December 21, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 4, 2010
Published: February 10, 2010

Citation
Jesse Lu and Jelena Vuckovic, "Inverse design of nanophotonic structures using complementary convex optimization," Opt. Express 18, 3793-3804 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-4-3793


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