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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 2007–2012

Resonant modes of 12-fold symmetric defect free photonic quasicrystal

Minfeng Chen, Yun-Jing Li, Yuh-Jen Cheng, Yai-Chung Chang, and Chun-Yen Chang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 2007-2012 (2014)

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This work investigates the resonant modes of a 12-fold symmetric defect free photonic quasicrystal (PQC) nanorod array using finite difference time domain (FDTD) simulation. Localized modes can exist in PQC without introducing defects due to the lack of translational symmetry. The resonant modes of the unit cell PQC and the one time expanded PQC from unit cell are systematically examined. The resonant spectrum is that of a single rod modified by the interaction among PQC nanorods. The mode confinement is contributed by guided resonance and destructive interference scattering. The self-scaling similarity of resonant spectrum and mode profile are also investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(030.4070) Coherence and statistical optics : Modes
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: September 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 7, 2014
Published: January 23, 2014

Minfeng Chen, Yun-Jing Li, Yuh-Jen Cheng, Yai-Chung Chang, and Chun-Yen Chang, "Resonant modes of 12-fold symmetric defect free photonic quasicrystal," Opt. Express 22, 2007-2012 (2014)

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