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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8233–8241

Triple-layer guided-mode resonance Brewster filter consisting of a homogenous layer and coupled gratings with equal refractive index

Xin Liu, Shuqi Chen, Weiping Zang, and Jianguo Tian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8233-8241 (2011)

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A triple-layer guided-mode resonance Brewster filter consisting of a homogeneous layer and two identical gratings with their refractive indices equal to that of the homogeneous layer is presented. The spectral properties of this filter are analyzed based on the coupling modulation of two identical binary gratings at Brewster angle for a TM-polarized wave. The grating layer between substrate and homogeneous layers can significantly change the linewidth and resonant mode position, which are due to the asymmetric field distribution inside the grating layers. The tunability of the resonance can be altered on different resonant channels and a practical filter can be obtained in TM2 waveguide mode. Variation of filling factor can alter the field localization in the grating structure and significantly adjust the linewidth of the filter.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(310.2790) Thin films : Guided waves

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: February 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2011
Published: April 14, 2011

Xin Liu, Shuqi Chen, Weiping Zang, and Jianguo Tian, "Triple-layer guided-mode resonance Brewster filter consisting of a homogenous layer and coupled gratings with equal refractive index," Opt. Express 19, 8233-8241 (2011)

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