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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 2542–2545

Photonic crystal nanofiber using an external grating

Mark Sadgrove, Ramachandrarao Yalla, Kali P. Nayak, and Kohzo Hakuta  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 14, pp. 2542-2545 (2013)

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We implemented a photonic crystal nanofiber device by reversibly combining an optical nanofiber and a nanofabricated grating. Using the finite-difference time-domain method, we designed the system for minimal optical loss while tailoring the resonant wavelength and bandwidth of the device. Experimentally, we demonstrated that the combined system shows a strong photonic stop band in good agreement with numerical predictions. The resulting device may be used to realize strong light–matter coupling near the nanofiber surface.

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OCIS Codes
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: May 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2013
Published: July 11, 2013

Mark Sadgrove, Ramachandrarao Yalla, Kali P. Nayak, and Kohzo Hakuta, "Photonic crystal nanofiber using an external grating," Opt. Lett. 38, 2542-2545 (2013)

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