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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 15 — Jul. 18, 2011
  • pp: 13738–13749

Dirac-cone photonic surface states in three-dimensional photonic crystal slab

Wei Zhong and Xiangdong Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 15, pp. 13738-13749 (2011)

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We present a multiple-scattering method in conjunction with supercell calculations to study the electromagnetic surface states in three-dimensional photonic crystal slab. Using our technique, we obtain the first prediction of Dirac-cone photonic surface state in some three-dimensional photonic crystal slabs. Such a state can be used to investigate some extremal transmission phenomena of electromagnetic waves near the Dirac point on the surface of the crystal, which is similar to the case of electron on the surface of topological insulators.

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OCIS Codes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: April 26, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 19, 2011
Published: July 1, 2011

Wei Zhong and Xiangdong Zhang, "Dirac-cone photonic surface states in three-dimensional photonic crystal slab," Opt. Express 19, 13738-13749 (2011)

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