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Role of distributed Bragg reflection in photonic-crystal optical waveguides

Adibi, Ali and Xu, Yong and Lee, Reginald K. and Lončar, Marko and Yariv, Amnon and Scherer, Axel (2001) Role of distributed Bragg reflection in photonic-crystal optical waveguides. Physical Review B, 64 (4). Art. no. 041102. ISSN 0163-1829. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ADIprb01b

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Abstract

We show that the properties of the confined modes of a photonic band-gap (PBG) waveguide can be calculated with good accuracy by replacing it with an effective corrugated waveguide that represents only the structure in the vicinity of the middle slab. Such a replacement is helpful in the design of the PBG waveguides as well as in the understanding and analysis of the coupling of different waveguides.


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Additional Information:©2001 The American Physical Society (Received 1 March 2001; published 6 July 2001) This work was supported in part by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research under contract AFOSR-61557, and by the Office of Naval Research ~Y. S. Park!.
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