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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1763–1765

Mechanically switchable photonic crystal filter with either all-pass transmission or flat-top reflection characteristics

Wonjoo Suh and Shanhui Fan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 19, pp. 1763-1765 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001763


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Abstract

We theoretically introduce a new type of optical all-pass filter based on guided resonance in coupled photonic crystal slabs. The filter exhibits near-complete transmission for both on- and off-resonant frequencies and yet generates large resonant group delay. We further show that such a filter can be mechanically switched into a flat-top band rejection filter.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

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Wonjoo Suh and Shanhui Fan, "Mechanically switchable photonic crystal filter with either all-pass transmission or flat-top reflection characteristics," Opt. Lett. 28, 1763-1765 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-19-1763


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