Abstract

In this study, a wide-band photonic crystal Y-splitter for TE modes is proposed. A triangular lattice of air holes etched in a GaAs slab is used as the platform. In order to numerically analyze the structures, plane wave expansion (PWE) and finite difference time domain (FDTD) methods are used. In comparison with the structures reported in the literature, the proposed topology has a less complexity while it provides more than 100nm bandwidth. The simplicity of the design, its high transmission ratio and its wide bandwidth makes it a suitable choice for the implementation of photonic crystal integrated circuits.

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M. Danaie and H. Kaatuzian, "Design of a photonic crystal differential phase comparator for a Mach-Zehnder switch," J. Opt. 13, 015504 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Danaie and H. Kaatuzian, "Improvement of power coupling in a nonlinear photonic crystal directional coupler switch," Photon. Nanostruct: Fundam. Appl. 9, 70-81 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (1)

W. Yang, X. Chen, X. Shi, and W. Lu, "Design of high transmission Y-junction in photonic crystal waveguides," Physica B 405, 1832-1835 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (2)

H. Kaatuzian, M. Danaie, and S. Foghani, "Design of a high efficiency wide-band 60 degree Y-branch for TE polarization," in Proc. Opto-electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), (Hong Kong, Jul. 2009), pp. 1-2.

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[CrossRef]

2008 (5)

2007 (4)

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M. Danaie, A. R. Attari, M. M. Mirsalehi, and S. Naseh, "Neuro-Fuzzy optimization of photonic crystal structures," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (IEEE EUROCON"07) (Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 2007), pp. 1223-1226.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2005 (3)

A. Tetu, M. Kristensen, L. Frandsen, A. Harpøth, P. Borel, J. Jensen, and O. Sigmund, "Broadband topology-optimized photonic crystal components for both TE and TM polarizations," Opt. Express 13, 8606-8611 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

2003 (2)

R. Wilson, T. J. Karle, I. Moerman, and T. F. Krauss, "Efficient photonic crystal Y-junctions," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 5, S76-S80 (2003).
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S. Noda and T. Baba, Roadmap on Photonic Crystal (Kluwer Academic Publisher, Norwell, USA, 2003).

2002 (4)

A. Chutinan, M. Okano, and S. Noda, "Wider bandwidth with high transmission through waveguide bends in two-dimensional photonic crystal slabs," Phys. Lett. 80, 1698-1700 (2002).

G. H. Song, S. Kim, and K.-H. Hwang, "FDTD simulation of photonic-crystal lasers and their relaxation oscillation," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 6, 87-95 (2002).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Q.-H. Park, "Nonlinear localized modes in photonic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 6, 96-99 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, S. Fan, and J. D. Joannopoulos, "Emulation of two-dimensional photonic crystal defect modes in a photonic crystal with a three-dimensional photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B 64, 0753131-8 (2001).

2000 (2)

S. G. Johnson, P. R. Villeneuve, S. Fan, and J. D. Joannopoulos, "Linear waveguides in photonic-crystal slabs," Phys. Rev. B 62, 8212-8222 (2000).

A. Chutinan and S. Noda, "Waveguide and waveguide bend in two dimensional photonic crystal slabs," Phys. Rev. B 63, 4488-4492 (2000).

Appl. Phys. B (1)

A. V. Lavrinenko, A. Tetu, L. H. Frandsen, J. Fage-pedersen, and P. I. Borel, "Optimization of photonic crystal 60 waveguide bends for broadband and slow-light transmission," Appl. Phys. B 87, 53-56 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (1)

P. I. Borel, L. H. Frandsen, A. Harpøth, M. Kristensen, J. S. Jensen, and O. Sigmund, "Topology optimised broadband photonic crystal Y-splitter," Electron. Lett. 41, 69-71 (2005).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. On Select. Areas in Commun. (1)

M. Ayre, T. J. Karle, L. Wu, T. Davies, and T. F. Krauss, "Experimental verification of numerically optimized photonic crystal injector Y-Splitter, and bend," IEEE J. On Select. Areas in Commun. 23, 1390-1395 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. (1)

M. Danaie and H. Kaatuzian, "Design of a photonic crystal differential phase comparator for a Mach-Zehnder switch," J. Opt. 13, 015504 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. (1)

R. Wilson, T. J. Karle, I. Moerman, and T. F. Krauss, "Efficient photonic crystal Y-junctions," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 5, S76-S80 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea (3)

G. H. Song, S. Kim, and K.-H. Hwang, "FDTD simulation of photonic-crystal lasers and their relaxation oscillation," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 6, 87-95 (2002).
[CrossRef]

H.-Y. Ryu, S.-H. Kim, S.-H. Kwon, H.-G. Park, and Y.-H. Lee, "Low-threshold photonic crystal lasers from InGaAsP free-standing slab structures," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 6, 59-71 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Q.-H. Park, "Nonlinear localized modes in photonic crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 6, 96-99 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Appl. (1)

M. Danaie, A. R. Attari, M. M. Mirsalehi, and S. Naseh, "Optimization of two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides for TE and TM polarizations," Opt. Appl. 38, 643-655 (2008).

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Photon. Nanostruct: Fundam. Appl. (2)

M. Danaie and H. Kaatuzian, "Improvement of power coupling in a nonlinear photonic crystal directional coupler switch," Photon. Nanostruct: Fundam. Appl. 9, 70-81 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Danaie, A. R. Attari, M. M. Mirsalehi, and S. Naseh, "Design of a high efficiency wide-band 60º bend for TE polarization," Photon. Nanostruct: Fundam. Appl. 6, 188-193 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Lett. (1)

A. Chutinan, M. Okano, and S. Noda, "Wider bandwidth with high transmission through waveguide bends in two-dimensional photonic crystal slabs," Phys. Lett. 80, 1698-1700 (2002).

Phys. Rev. B (3)

S. G. Johnson, P. R. Villeneuve, S. Fan, and J. D. Joannopoulos, "Linear waveguides in photonic-crystal slabs," Phys. Rev. B 62, 8212-8222 (2000).

A. Chutinan and S. Noda, "Waveguide and waveguide bend in two dimensional photonic crystal slabs," Phys. Rev. B 63, 4488-4492 (2000).

M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, S. Fan, and J. D. Joannopoulos, "Emulation of two-dimensional photonic crystal defect modes in a photonic crystal with a three-dimensional photonic band gap," Phys. Rev. B 64, 0753131-8 (2001).

Physica B (1)

W. Yang, X. Chen, X. Shi, and W. Lu, "Design of high transmission Y-junction in photonic crystal waveguides," Physica B 405, 1832-1835 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Physica E (1)

A. Ghaffari, M. Djavid, and M. S. Abrishamian, "Bi-periodic photonic crystal Y-splitter," Physica E 41, 1495-1499 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (IEEE EUROCON'07) (1)

M. Danaie, A. R. Attari, M. M. Mirsalehi, and S. Naseh, "Neuro-Fuzzy optimization of photonic crystal structures," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer as a Tool (IEEE EUROCON"07) (Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 2007), pp. 1223-1226.

Proc. Opto-electronics and Communications Conference (OECC) (1)

H. Kaatuzian, M. Danaie, and S. Foghani, "Design of a high efficiency wide-band 60 degree Y-branch for TE polarization," in Proc. Opto-electronics and Communications Conference (OECC), (Hong Kong, Jul. 2009), pp. 1-2.

Other (2)

H. Kaatuzian, Photonics (II) (Tehran Polytechnic Press, Persian edition, Tehran, Iran, 2007).

S. Noda and T. Baba, Roadmap on Photonic Crystal (Kluwer Academic Publisher, Norwell, USA, 2003).

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