TITLE

Experimental and theoretical confirmation of Bloch-mode light propagation in planar photonic crystal waveguides

AUTHOR(S)
Loncˇar, Marko; Nedeljkovic´, Dusˇan; Pearsall, Thomas P.; Vucˇkovic´, Jelena; Scherer, Axel; Kuchinsky, Sergey; Allan, Douglas C.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/11/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p1689
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The dispersion diagram of the leaky modes in the planar photonic crystal waveguide is experimentally obtained for the wavelengths from 1440 to 1590 nm. A small stop band, around wavelength 1500 nm, is detected. The experimentally obtained results are in very good agreement with our three-dimensional finite difference time domain calculations. Propagation losses of the leaky modes are estimated and we have found that they decrease as we approach the ministop band. © 2002 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6281357

 

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