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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2412–2414

Broadband large-angle self-collimation in two-dimensional silicon photonic crystal

Lin Gan, Fei Qin, and Zhi-Yuan Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 2412-2414 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002412


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Abstract

We report a two-dimensional silicon photonic crystal structure that supports the self-collimation effect with large incident angles over a broad wavelength range. We theoretically and experimentally show the propagation light in the designed and fabricated structure without diffraction. Broadband large-angle self-collimation is observed in infrared wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(120.1680) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Collimation
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2012
Published: June 14, 2012

Citation
Lin Gan, Fei Qin, and Zhi-Yuan Li, "Broadband large-angle self-collimation in two-dimensional silicon photonic crystal," Opt. Lett. 37, 2412-2414 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-12-2412


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