Analysis and optimisation of high-density photonic crystal devices in a subsystem by use of finite difference time domain

Aroua, Walid and Ouerghi, F. and Haxha, Shyqyri and AbdelMalek, Fathi and Mejatty, M. and Bouchriha, Habib and Haxha, Vesel (2008) Analysis and optimisation of high-density photonic crystal devices in a subsystem by use of finite difference time domain. IET Optoelectronics, 2 (1). pp. 10-15. ISSN 1751-8768 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulation is employed to study Y- and T-junction photonic crystal (PC) components which incorporate defects along the waveguides. In particular, such components designed in silicon with hexagonal lattices of air cylinders are studied, and the FDTD method is used to optimise key design parameters. It is shown that the defects can allow control over power-splitting ratios in these compact structures. Further, the coupling efficiency between the PC T-junction structures and single mode fibre is investigated. Finally, simulations of a PC Mach-Zehnder Interferometer are presented.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK8300 Optoelectronic devices
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2009 10:19
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 08:50
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14769 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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