Observation of photonic band-gap control in one-dimensional Bragg structures

I.V. Konoplev, P. McGrane, A.D.R. Phelps, A.W. Cross, K. Ronald

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Abstract

The results of experimental studies of scattering and interference of waves in one-dimensional photonic band-gap structures based on coaxial waveguides with corrugated inner and outer conductors are presented. Using numerical simulations and experimental measurements, the possibility to control the band-gap parameters is demonstrated. The experimental and theoretical results obtained are compared and discussed. It is shown that the variation of the relative phase of the one-dimensional corrugations with respect to each other results in a change of the band-gap parameters in accordance with simulated predictions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121104-1
Number of pages121103
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume87
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Sep 2005

Keywords

  • wave-guide
  • resonators
  • bandwidth
  • cavity
  • laser
  • photonics

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