OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1612–1614

Optical design of split-beam photonic crystal nanocavities

Aaron C. Hryciw and Paul E. Barclay  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 10, pp. 1612-1614 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001612


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (358 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We design high-quality-factor photonic crystal nanobeam cavities formed by two mechanically isolated cantilevers. These “split-beam” cavities have a physical gap at the center, allowing mechanical excitations of one or both of the cavity halves. They are designed by analyzing the optical band structures and mode profiles of waveguides perforated by elliptical holes and rectangular gaps and are predicted to support optical resonances with quality factors exceeding 106 at wavelengths of 1.6μm.

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 15, 2013
Published: May 6, 2013

Citation
Aaron C. Hryciw and Paul E. Barclay, "Optical design of split-beam photonic crystal nanocavities," Opt. Lett. 38, 1612-1614 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-10-1612


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. Notomi, E. Kuramochi, and H. Taniyama, Opt. Express 16, 11095 (2008). [CrossRef]
  2. M. Eichenfield, R. Camacho, J. Chan, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, Nature 459, 550 (2009). [CrossRef]
  3. M. Eichenfield, J. Chan, R. M. Camacho, K. J. Vahala, and O. Painter, Nature 462, 78 (2009). [CrossRef]
  4. P. B. Deotare, I. Bulu, I. W. Frank, Q. Quan, Y. Zhang, R. Ilic, and M. Loncar, Nat. Commun. 3, 846 (2012). [CrossRef]
  5. E. Gavartin, P. Verlot, and T. Kippenberg, Nat. Nanotechnol. 7, 509 (2012). [CrossRef]
  6. A. G. Krause, M. Winger, T. D. Blasius, Q. Lin, and O. Painter, Nat. Photonics 6, 768 (2012). [CrossRef]
  7. K. Srinivasan, H. Miao, M. T. Rakher, M. Davanço, and V. Aksyuk, Nano Lett. 11, 791 (2011). [CrossRef]
  8. J. P. Davis, D. Vick, D. C. Fortin, J. A. J. Burgess, W. K. Hiebert, and M. R. Freeman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 72513 (2010). [CrossRef]
  9. P. H. Kim, C. Doolin, B. D. Hauer, A. J. R. MacDonald, M. Freeman, P. E. Barclay, and J. P. Davis, “Nanoscale torsional optomechanics,” http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.1852 (2012).
  10. M. Li, W. Pernice, and H. Tang, Nat. Nanotechnol. 4, 377 (2009). [CrossRef]
  11. M. H. Wu, A. C. Hryciw, and P. E. Barclay are preparing a manuscript to be called “Torque optomechanics in photonic crystal nanocavities.”
  12. Q. Quan and M. Lončar, Opt. Express 19, 18529 (2011). [CrossRef]
  13. Q. Quan, P. Deotare, and M. Lončar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 203102 (2010). [CrossRef]
  14. S. G. Johnson and J. D. Joannopoulos, Opt. Express 8, 173 (2001). [CrossRef]
  15. J. Joannopoulos, S. Johnson, J. Winn, and R. Meade, Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light (Princeton University, 2008).
  16. S. G. Johnson, M. Ibanescu, M. A. Skorobogatiy, O. Weisberg, J. D. Joannopoulos, and Y. Fink, Phys. Rev. E 65, 66611 (2002). [CrossRef]
  17. A. F. Oskooi, D. Roundy, M. Ibanescu, P. Bermel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, Comput. Phys. Commun. 181, 687 (2010). [CrossRef]
  18. S. G. Johnson, P. Bienstman, M. A. Skorobogatiy, M. Ibanescu, E. Lidorikis, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Phys. Rev. E 66, 66608 (2002). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1. Fig. 2. Fig. 3.
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited