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Disorder-induced modification of the transmission of light through two-dimensional photonic crystals.

Beggs, D.M. and Kaliteevski, M.A. and Abram, R.A. and Cassagne, D. and Albert, J.P. (2005) 'Disorder-induced modification of the transmission of light through two-dimensional photonic crystals.', Journal of physics : condensed matter., 17 (12). pp. 1781-1790.

Abstract

Disordered two-dimensional photonic crystals with a complete photonic band-gap have been investigated. Transmission and reflection spectra have been modelled for both ballistic and scattered light. The density of states and electromagnetic field profiles of disorder-induced localized states have also been calculated, for various levels of disorder. It is found that there is a threshold-like behaviour in the amount of disorder. Below the threshold, it is seen that there is a vanishing probability of disorder-induced localized states being introduced into the centre of the photonic band-gap, but that edge-states narrow the band-gap. Above the threshold, there is a non-zero probability of disorder-induced localized states throughout the photonic band-gap, and the modification of the transmission and reflection spectra due to disorder rapidly increases with increasing disorder.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Condensed matter: Electrical, Magnetic, Optical, Optics, Quantum optics, Lasers.
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Publisher Web site:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?bibcode=2005JPCM...17.1781B&db_key=PHY
Record Created:24 Jan 2011 16:43
Last Modified:25 Jan 2011 12:18

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