OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2381–2383

Parallel microgenetic algorithm design for photonic crystal and waveguide structures

Jianhua Jiang, Jingbo Cai, Gregory P. Nordin, and Lixia Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 23, pp. 2381-2383 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.002381


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (754 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We have developed a powerful parallel genetic algorithm design tool for photonic crystal and waveguide structures. The tool employs a small-population-size genetic algorithm (microgenetic algorithm) for global optimization and a two-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method to rigorously design and optimize the performance of photonic devices. We discuss the implementation and performance of this design tool. We demonstrate its application to two photonic devices, a defect taper coupler to connect conventional waveguides and photonic crystal waveguides, and a sharp 90° waveguide bend for low index contrast waveguides.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

Citation
Jianhua Jiang, Jingbo Cai, Gregory P. Nordin, and Lixia Li, "Parallel microgenetic algorithm design for photonic crystal and waveguide structures," Opt. Lett. 28, 2381-2383 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-23-2381

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited