Experimental demonstration of highly confined photonic crystal based waveguides
Sigalas, M. M.
Soukoulis, C. M.
Ho, K. M.
Proceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2001
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The bending and guiding of the electromagnetic (EM) waves in highly confined waveguides was demonstrated. The electromagnetic waves were constructed by removing a single rod from a perfect three layer-by-layer photonic crystals. A layer-by-layer dielectric photonic crystal based on square shaped alumina rods was used with center-to-center separation of 1.12 cm. The results suggested the use of the layer-by-layer photonic crystal structure in the design of optoelectronic integrated circuits.