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Author Ustun, K. ♦ Kurt, H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Slow light ♦ Photonic crystals ♦ Bandwidth ♦ Indexes ♦ Delay ♦ Dispersion ♦ Optimized production technology ♦ dispersion engineering ♦ photonic crystal waveguides ♦ slow light ♦ photonic integrated circuits
Abstract In this paper, we propose photonic crystal waveguide structure to attain enhanced slow light performances by carrying out various optimizations on a regular triangular lattice photonic crystal. While residing at a moderate slow down factor (group index), the investigated structure provides a very large delay bandwidth product factor. This value outperforms the previously declared numbers available in the literature. For a particular formation of the structure, the normalized delay bandwidth product (n-DBP) reaches to 0.618. The primitive structure is a triangular lattice photonic crystal with air holes in dielectric background. Waveguide is obtained by reducing radii of particular holes lying on a line and shifting these holes in the propagation direction. Then by changing the radii of background holes, the dispersion relation of the relevant mode is engineered to maximize n-DBP value. Various dispersion formations are obtained that show outstanding performances with respect to the previously published studies. The investigated slow light structures can be very desirable while designing optical buffers, nonlinear optics and highly sensitive biochemical sensors.
Description Author affiliation: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, 06560 Ankara, Turkey (Ustun, K.; Kurt, H.)
ISBN 9781467322287
ISSN 21612064
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-07-02
Publisher Place United Kingdom
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467322294
Size (in Bytes) 100.24 kB
Page Count 3
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 3


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library