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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1213–1215

Faraday rotation in a two-dimensional photonic crystal with a magneto-optic defect

Amir A. Jalali and Ari T. Friberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 10, pp. 1213-1215 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001213


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Abstract

We study the magneto-optic (MO) Faraday rotation in a two-dimensional square-lattice photonic crystal with a central MO defect layer in the optical wavelength range. We show that when a TM plane wave is incident upon a photonic crystal, an enhancement of Faraday rotation takes place in a region where a resonance peak appears in the photonic bandgap. In this region the mode conversion is high.

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OCIS Codes
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect
(230.3810) Optical devices : Magneto-optic systems

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Amir A. Jalali and Ari T. Friberg, "Faraday rotation in a two-dimensional photonic crystal with a magneto-optic defect," Opt. Lett. 30, 1213-1215 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-10-1213


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