Photonic band gap control in one-dimensional dielectric Bragg structures

I.V. Konoplev, G. Doherty, A.W. Cross, A.D.R. Phelps, K. Ronald

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One-dimensional photonic band gap structures have been studied for applications in many branches of physics. Numerical and experimental studies of wave scattering and interference inside one-dimensional photonic band gap structures based on a rectangular waveguide filled with a double-sided corrugated dielectric are presented. The experimental data and theoretical predictions obtained are compared and discussed. It is shown experimentally that variation of the relative phase of the one-dimensional perturbations with respect to each other results in a change of the band gap parameters in accordance with the predictions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111108
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2006


  • photonic band gap
  • dielectric devices
  • Bragg gratings
  • light scattering
  • optical waveguides


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