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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 15 — Jul. 28, 2014
  • pp: 18499–18512

Quantitative modal analysis of optical power flow and energy loss in photonic structures with a dipole emission source

Sujin Choi, Seungin Baek, Dajeong Im, Hyun Kook Kahng, and Hwi Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 15, pp. 18499-18512 (2014)

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Fourier modal method based quantitative analysis method of optical power flow and energy loss in general multi-block photonic structures with an internal dipole emitter is described. The analytic expressions of modal power flow and loss are derived for accurate and efficient quantitative analysis. It is revealed that a few dominating excited photonic modes substantially govern the internal energy flow and energy loss. The optical characteristics of the dominant modes are investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2710) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous optical media
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 16, 2014
Published: July 23, 2014

Sujin Choi, Seungin Baek, Dajeong Im, Hyun Kook Kahng, and Hwi Kim, "Quantitative modal analysis of optical power flow and energy loss in photonic structures with a dipole emission source," Opt. Express 22, 18499-18512 (2014)

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