Abstract

We present a concept of graded photonic crystals used to enhance the control of light propagation. Gradual modifications of the lattice periodicity make it possible to bend the light at the micrometer scale. This effect is tailored by parametric studies of the isofrequency curves. As a demonstration, we propose a two-dimensional graded photonic crystal that could provide frequency-selective tunable bending.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Graded index photonic crystals

Hamza Kurt and David S. Citrin
Opt. Express 15(3) 1240-1253 (2007)

Graded wavelike two-dimensional photonic crystal made of thin films

Yi-Yu Li, Ming-Yu Li, Pei-Fu Gu, Zhen-Rong Zheng, and Xu Liu
Appl. Opt. 47(13) C70-C74 (2008)

Controlling light transport by using a graded photonic crystal

Kun Ren and Xiaobin Ren
Appl. Opt. 50(15) 2152-2157 (2011)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription