Guided and defect modes in periodic dielectric waveguides

Shanhui Fan, Joshua N. Winn, Adrian Devenyi, J. C. Chen, Robert D. Meade, J. D. Joannopoulos

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Abstract

The nature of guided modes and defect modes in periodic dielectric waveguides is investigated computationally for model systems in two dimensions. It is shown that defect states that exist within the band gap of guided modes can be excited to form tightly localized high-Q resonances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1267-1272
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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