Aroua, V. and AbdelMalek, T. and Haxha, S. and Bouchriha, H. (2008) Novel Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Based on Photomic Crystal Superprism - art. no. 69891J. In: Conference on Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII (SPIE), April 8th - 10th 2008, Strasbourg, France.
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We report a novel type of dispersive structure for wavelength multiplexer/demultiplxer based on a 2D photonic crystal (PC) prism. The novel device is proposed using super dispersion of a 2D PC. Simulation is carried out to determine the angular dispersion as a function of the period. The design has been optimized to improve the performance of a system with moderate refractive index contrast. It is shown that by varying the incident angle in a wavelength range from 1.3gm to 1.5gm, a superprism effect is observed. The performance of the devices is investigated in terms of sensitivity and resolution, which would help to understand the behaviour of the superprism prior to fabrication and its integration in photonic circuits.
|Item Type:||Conference or workshop item (Paper)|
|Additional information:||Paper [6989-56]|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||photonic crystals; superprism; integrated optics; optical communications; finite difference time domain|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications, Fibre-optics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications|
|Depositing User:||Jenny Harries|
|Date Deposited:||20 Apr 2009 10:22|
|Last Modified:||15 May 2009 13:07|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17865 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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