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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 9, 2013
  • pp: 20675–20682

Tuning the transmission lineshape of a photonic crystal slab guided-resonance mode by polarization control

Ningfeng Huang, Luis Javier Martínez, and Michelle L. Povinelli  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 20675-20682 (2013)

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We demonstrate a system consisting of a two-dimensional photonic crystal slab and two polarizers which has a tunable transmission lineshape. The lineshape can be tuned from a symmetric Lorentzian to a highly asymmetric Fano lineshape by rotating the output polarizer. We use temporal coupled mode theory to explain the measurement results. The theory also predicts tunable phase shift and group delay.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2013
Published: August 27, 2013

Ningfeng Huang, Luis Javier Martínez, and Michelle L. Povinelli, "Tuning the transmission lineshape of a photonic crystal slab guided-resonance mode by polarization control," Opt. Express 21, 20675-20682 (2013)

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