MRS Proc. 2001 DOI: 10.1557/proc-692-k6.3.1 View full text
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Rolando Ferrini, David Leuenberger, Mikaël Mulot, Min Qiu, Jürgen Moosburger, Martin Kamp, Alfred Forchel, Srinivasan Anand, Romuald Houdré

Abstract: ABSTRACTWe report on the optical properties of two dimensional (2D) photonic crystals (PCs) deeply etched in an InP/GaInAsP step-index waveguide. Transmission (T) measurements through simple PC slabs and through one-dimensional (1D) Fabry-P6rot (FP) cavities between PC mirrors are reported and compared to theory. A 2D finite difference time-domain (FDTD) method combined to a phenomenological out-of-plane loss model is used to assess different loss contributions. The PC optical properties are deduced from the …

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