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Optics Express

  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Nov. 22, 1999
  • pp: 267–272

Simultaneous measurement of group delay and transmission of a one-dimensional photonic crystal

Lisa J. Gamble, William M. Diffey, Spencer T. Cole, Richard L. Fork, Darryl K. Jones, Thomas R. Nelson, Jr., John P. Loehr, and James E. Ehret  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 267-272 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.5.000267


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Abstract

We characterize both the group delay and the transmission of a layered semiconductor structure in a single easily interpreted plot. The data spans a 50 nm wide spectral range with 1.7 nanometer wavelength resolution, and a 1.3 picosecond wide temporal range with temporal resolution of tens of femtoseconds. Specific data for a 28 period GaAs/AlAs layered photonic band-gap structure that characterizes both group delay and transmission of multiple photonic resonances in a single display are presented and compared to theory.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: October 25, 1999
Published: November 22, 1999

Citation
Lisa Gamble, William Diffey, Spencer Cole, Richard L. Fork, and Darryl Jones, "Simultaneous measurement of group delay and transmission of a one-dimensional photonic crystal," Opt. Express 5, 267-272 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-5-11-267


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