Effect of the change in ellipticity of the elliptic elements on band structure for 2D photonic crystal waveguide

Gharaati, A.; Zahraei, S. H.
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Physics Research;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
In this paper, using plane ware expansion method the polarization-dependent band structures are investigated in two dimensional photonic crystal waveguide with a square lattice composed of GaAs elliptic elements in air background. Then, the changes of the band structure with changing ellipticity of the elliptic elements are discussed. It is observed that by increasing the ellipticity of elements the size of the photonic band gap and the guiding eigen frequency will increase.


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