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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 25 — Dec. 16, 2013
  • pp: 30975–30983

Design and optical characterization of high-Q guided-resonance modes in the slot-graphite photonic crystal lattice

Luis Javier Martínez, Ningfeng Huang, Jing Ma, Chenxi Lin, Eric Jaquay, and Michelle L. Povinelli  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 25, pp. 30975-30983 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.030975


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Abstract

A new photonic crystal structure is generated by using a regular graphite lattice as the base and adding a slot in the center of each unit cell to enhance field confinement. The theoretical Q factor in an ideal structure is over 4 × 105. The structure was fabricated on a silicon-on-insulator wafer and optically characterized by transmission spectroscopy. The resonance wavelength and quality factor were measured as a function of slot height. The measured trends show good agreement with simulation.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: October 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2013
Published: December 9, 2013

Virtual Issues
Vol. 9, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Luis Javier Martínez, Ningfeng Huang, Jing Ma, Chenxi Lin, Eric Jaquay, and Michelle L. Povinelli, "Design and optical characterization of high-Q guided-resonance modes in the slot-graphite photonic crystal lattice," Opt. Express 21, 30975-30983 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-25-30975


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