Grating-mediated waveguiding

Oren Cohen, Barak Freedman, Jason W. Fleischer, Mordechai Segev, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

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A method of optical waveguiding, based on Bragg diffractions from a 1D grating was presented. The method was shown to gives rise to waveguiding in the direction normal to the grating wave vector. The structure consisted of a shallow 1D grating that had a bell or trough shaped amplitude in the confinement direction. An experimental proof of the concept for the mechanism was also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number103902
Pages (from-to)103902-1-103902-4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number10
StatePublished - Sep 3 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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