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Calculation of losses in 2-D photonic crystal membrane waveguides using the 3-D FDTD method

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Original languageEnglish
Pages58 - 60
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Journal publication dateJan 2005
Journal issue1
Volume17
DOIs
StatePublished

Abstract

The three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method is used to obtain loss per unit length in a two-dimensional photonic crystal membrane waveguide by simulating three different length guides. Results are shown for propagation both above and below the light line. The results are compared with a Fourier expansion method and good agreement is obtained above and below the light line

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  • photonic crystals (PCs), Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD), two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides (2-D PC-WGs)

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