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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 708–710

Nearly isotropic photonic bandgap structures in two dimensions

Peter L. Hagelstein and Douglas R. Denison  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 708-710 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000708


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Abstract

It is suggested that a material with a novel spatial dielectric distribution can exhibit a bandgap that is approximately independent of propagation angle. This independence is accomplished by development of the dielectric constant from reflection vectors of equal strength that are ideally equispaced in angle.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection

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Peter L. Hagelstein and Douglas R. Denison, "Nearly isotropic photonic bandgap structures in two dimensions," Opt. Lett. 24, 708-710 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-11-708


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