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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 3 — Jan. 29, 2001
  • pp: 197–202

Applications of the layer-KKR method to photonic crystals

A. Modinos, N. Stefanou, and V. Yannopapas  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 197-202 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.8.000197


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Abstract

A brief introduction of the layer-Korringa-Kohn-Rostoker method for calculations of the frequency band structure of photonic crystals and of the transmission and reflection coefficients of light incident on slabs of such crystals is followed by two applications of the method. The first relates to the frequency band structure of metallodi-electric composites and demonstrates the essential difference between cermet and network topology of such composites at low frequencies. The second application is an analysis of recent measurements of the reflection of light from a slab of a colloidal system consisting of latex spheres in air.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Photonic bandgap calculations

History
Original Manuscript: November 13, 2000
Published: January 29, 2001

Citation
A. Modinos, N. Stefanou, and Vassilios Yannopapas, "Applications of the layer-KKR method to photonic crystals," Opt. Express 8, 197-202 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-8-3-197


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