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25 April 2002 Analysis of optical splitters in photonic crystals
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Proceedings Volume 4655, Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices; (2002)
Event: Symposium on Integrated Optoelectronic Devices, 2002, San Jose, California, United States
We design a 1 X 4 optical splitter made of photonic crystal waveguides and analyze the properties of the optical splitter using the finite-difference time-domain method. Our simulation results show that the transmission properties vary with bend geometries and wave frequencies. Additionally we perform numerical simulations of T-shaped waveguide branches in the splitter to reduce the reflections at the T- branches. The improvement of transmission is achieved by placing the defects of extra rods in the branching region.
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Kyo-Bang Chung, Ji Soo Yoon, and G. Hugh Song "Analysis of optical splitters in photonic crystals", Proc. SPIE 4655, Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices, (25 April 2002);

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