TITLE

Direct observation of nonlinear effects in a one-dimensional photonic crystal

AUTHOR(S)
Inouye, Hideyuki; Kanemitsu, Yoshihiko
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/24/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p1155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A total-reflection one-dimensional photonic crystal with a gold nanoparticles dispersed layer as a defect structure is fabricated and defect mode shifts induced by strong localization of light are demonstrated. It is found that the defect mode shift can be attributed to the Kerr effect inside the defect structure. Nonlinear optical effects inside the photonic crystal with the defect structure are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
9140775

 

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