1 May 1996 High-Q photonic band gap resonant cavities: from mm-wave to optical regime
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Abstract
We have realized a new class of high-Q resonant cavity using two-dimensional photonic bandgap (PBG) structures and showed that its Q-value can be as high as approximately 23,000 in the mm-wave regime. We further show that its modal properties, such as the resonant frequency, modal linewidth and number of modes, can be tuned by varying the cavity size. In addition, we present a new nano-fabrication technique for constructing PBG resonant cavities in the near infrared and visible spectral regime.
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Shawn-Yu Lin, Vincent M. Hietala, S. K. Lyo, Hans W. P. Koops, Pierre R. Villeneuve, John D. Joannopoulos, "High-Q photonic band gap resonant cavities: from mm-wave to optical regime", Proc. SPIE 2693, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IV, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238952; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.238952
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