Simulation of 3D Layer-By-Layer Photonic Crystals


Article Preview

3D layer-by-layer photonic crystals possess a full photonic band gap. Simulation of 3D layer-by-layer photonic crystals can optimize the parameters of the photonic crystals to get useful photonic band gap by solving Maxwell’s equations using the plane-wave-based transfer-matrix method. The relations between the parameters (rod pitch a, rod width w, rod thickness h and rod refractive index n) and the photonic band gap have been simulated. We also have fabricated a 3D layer-by-layer photonic crystal with femtosecond laser microfabrication technique through two-photon-absorption photopolymerization of resin. Its reflection spectra have been detected which agree with the simulation result.



Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 121-123)

Edited by:

Chunli BAI, Sishen XIE, Xing ZHU






S.S. Fan et al., "Simulation of 3D Layer-By-Layer Photonic Crystals", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 121-123, pp. 1165-1170, 2007

Online since:

March 2007




[1] E. Yablonnovitch: Phys. Rev. Lett Vol. 58 (1987), p. (2059).

[2] K. Sakoda: Optical Properties of Photonic Crystals (Springer, Berlin, 2001).

[3] K.M. Ho, C.T. Chan and C.M. Soukoulis: Phy. Rev. Lett Vol. 65 (1990), p.3152.

[4] Z.Y. Li, J. Wang and B.Y. Gu: Phys. Rev. B Vol. 58 (1998), p.3721.

[5] J.B. Pendry: J. Mod. Opt Vol. 41 (1994), p.209.

[6] Z.Y. Li and L.L. Lin: Phys. Rev. E Vol. 67 046607 (2003).

[7] L.L. Lin, Z.Y. Li and K.M. Ho: J. Appl. Phys Vol. 94 (2003), p.811.

[8] K.M. Ho, C.T. Chan, C.M. Soukoulis, R. Biswas and M. Sigalas: Solid State Commun Vol. 89 (1994), p.413.

In order to see related information, you need to Login.