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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 23 — Nov. 5, 2012
  • pp: 26056–26061

Control of the light transmission through a quasiperiodic waveguide

Priya Rose T., Gianluigi Zito, Emiliano Di Gennaro, Giancarlo Abbate, and Antonello Andreone  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 23, pp. 26056-26061 (2012)

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We studied the waveguiding properties of a photonic quasicrystal based on an octagonal tiling. The structure exhibits intrinsic localisation in the band gap region, that can be exploited to manipulate the signal transmission through a linear defect. The electromagnetic characteristics are first numerically analysed using a full wave simulation and then experimentally verified by measurements carried out in the X-band microwave region. Possible photonic applications include tunable notch filters having large attenuation.

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OCIS Codes
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: January 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 5, 2012
Published: November 2, 2012

Priya Rose T., Gianluigi Zito, Emiliano Di Gennaro, Giancarlo Abbate, and Antonello Andreone, "Control of the light transmission through a quasiperiodic waveguide," Opt. Express 20, 26056-26061 (2012)

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