9 July 2004 Superprism effect with planar 1D photonic crystal
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Here we report a new type of dispersive structure for wavelength multiplexing/demultiplexing, based on a planar 1-D photonic crystal prism. We introduce a computationally efficient technique for simulating this structure. Simulations are carried out to determine the angular dispersion as a function of period, slant angle in the prism area and prism apex angle. The design has been optimized for good performance in a moderate refractive index contrast system (silica and silicon nitride) and promises reduced scattering losses when compared with existing 2-D superprism designs.
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Aref Bakhtazad, Andrew G. Kirk, "Superprism effect with planar 1D photonic crystal", Proc. SPIE 5360, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices II, (9 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529362; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.529362
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