Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 59, Number 3, September 2012
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||10 October 2012|
Manipulating minibands and achieving polarization-independent flattop band through one-dimensional photonic crystals
School of Computer Science and Telecommunication Engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, P.R. China
2 Department of Physics, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, P.R. China
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Revised: 5 July 2012
Accepted: 11 September 2012
Published online: 10 October 2012
The minibands and minigaps in the transmission bands of one-dimensional photonic crystals have been studied through Bloch’s theorem, the tight-binding method and calculations based on the transfer matrix method. The minigap depths are dependent on the resonance intensity within the layers of one-dimensional photonic crystals and can be manipulated through the incidence angle. For a special structure and incidence angle, a polarization-independent flattop band can be achieved.
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