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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 9, 2013
  • pp: 20588–20600

Semi-analytical approach for guided mode resonance in high-index-contrast photonic crystal slab: TE polarization

Yi Yang, Chao Peng, and Zhengbin Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 20588-20600 (2013)

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In high-contrast (HC) photonic crystals (PC) slabs, the high-order coupling is so intense that it is indispensable for analyzing the guided mode resonance (GMR) effect. In this paper, a semi-analytical approach is proposed for analyzing GMR in HC PC slabs with TE-like polarization. The intense high-order coupling is included by using a convergent recursive procedure. The reflection of radiative waves at high-index-contrast interfaces is also considered by adopting a strict Green’s function for multi-layer structures. Modal properties of interest like band structure, radiation constant, field profile are calculated, agreeing well with numerical finite-difference time-domain simulations. This analysis is promising for the design and optimization of various HC PC devices.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 15, 2013
Published: August 26, 2013

Yi Yang, Chao Peng, and Zhengbin Li, "Semi-analytical approach for guided mode resonance in high-index-contrast photonic crystal slab: TE polarization," Opt. Express 21, 20588-20600 (2013)

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