OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 25 — Dec. 5, 2011
  • pp: 25651–25656

Surface modes of three-dimensional photonic crystals constructed using a top-down approach

Katsuyoshi Suzuki, Kenji Ishizaki, Yuji Ota, and Susumu Noda  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 25, pp. 25651-25656 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.025651


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (2924 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We have investigated the photonic modes at the surface of three-dimensional photonic crystals fabricated using a top-down approach involving two-step etching at angles of ±45°. Numerical simulations revealed the properties of these surface modes, including their polarization characteristics and dependence on the surface structure. The formation of surface modes was experimentally demonstrated using an evanescent-coupling method and agreed well with the simulations.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2011
Published: December 1, 2011

Citation
Katsuyoshi Suzuki, Kenji Ishizaki, Yuji Ota, and Susumu Noda, "Surface modes of three-dimensional photonic crystals constructed using a top-down approach," Opt. Express 19, 25651-25656 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-25-25651


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. S. Noda, K. Tomoda, N. Yamamoto, and A. Chutinan, “Full three-dimensional photonic bandgap crystals at near-infrared wavelengths,” Science289(5479), 604–606 (2000). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. S. Ogawa, M. Imada, S. Yoshimoto, M. Okano, and S. Noda, “Control of light emission by 3D photonic crystals,” Science305(5681), 227–229 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. P. Lodahl, A. Floris Van Driel, I. S. Nikolaev, A. Irman, K. Overgaag, D. Vanmaekelbergh, and W. L. Vos, “Controlling the dynamics of spontaneous emission from quantum dots by photonic crystals,” Nature430(7000), 654–657 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. M. Qi, E. Lidorikis, P. T. Rakich, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, E. P. Ippen, and H. I. Smith, “A three-dimensional optical photonic crystal with designed point defects,” Nature429(6991), 538–542 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. M. Imada, L. H. Lee, M. Okano, S. Kawashima, and S. Noda, “Development of three-dimensional photonic-crystal waveguides at optical-communication wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett.88(17), 171107 (2006). [CrossRef]
  6. S. A. Rinne, F. García-Santamaría, and P. V. Braun, “Embedded cavities and waveguides in three-dimensional silicon photonic crystals,” Nat. Photonics2(1), 52–56 (2008). [CrossRef]
  7. K. Aoki, D. Guimard, M. Nishioka, M. Nomura, S. Iwamoto, and Y. Arakawa, “Coupling of quantum-dot light emission with a three-dimensional photonic-crystal nanocavity,” Nat. Photonics2(11), 688–692 (2008). [CrossRef]
  8. S. Takahashi, K. Suzuki, M. Okano, M. Imada, T. Nakamori, Y. Ota, K. Ishizaki, and S. Noda, “Direct creation of three-dimensional photonic crystals by a top-down approach,” Nat. Mater.8(9), 721–725 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. S. Kawashima, K. Ishizaki, and S. Noda, “Light propagation in three-dimensional photonic crystals,” Opt. Express18(1), 386–392 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. K. Ishizaki and S. Noda, “Manipulation of photons at the surface of three-dimensional photonic crystals,” Nature460(7253), 367–370 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. R. D. Meade, K. D. Brommer, A. M. Rappe, and J. D. Joannopoulos, “Electromagnetic Bloch waves at the surface of a photonic crystal,” Phys. Rev. B Condens. Matter44(19), 10961–10964 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. A. Chutinan and S. Noda, “Waveguides and waveguide bends in two-dimensional photonic crystal slabs,” Phys. Rev. B62(7), 4488–4492 (2000). [CrossRef]
  13. S. Takahashi, M. Okano, M. Imada, and S. Noda, “Three-dimensional photonic crystals based on double-angled etching and wafer-fusion techniques,” Appl. Phys. Lett.89(12), 123106 (2006). [CrossRef]
  14. S. Tachi, K. Tsujimoto, and S. Okudaira, “Low-temperature reactive ion etching and microwave plasma etching of silicon,” Appl. Phys. Lett.52(8), 616–618 (1988). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited