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2012-08-17

Infrared Omni-Directional Mirror Based on One-Dimensional Birefringent-Dielectric Photonic Crystal

By Maitreyi Upadhyay, Suneet Awasthi, Sanjeev Srivastava, and Sant Ojha
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 25, 211-222, 2012
doi:10.2528/PIERM12061802

Abstract

In the present communication, we have theoretically investigated and studied the reflection properties of one-dimensional birefringent-dielectric photonic crystal (1D BDPC) structure consisting alternate layers of BD material. From the analysis of the reflectance spectra it is found that 100% reflection region for both TE- and TM-mode can be enhanced significantly in comparison with 1D dielectric-dielectric photonic crystal (DDPC). In order to obtain the reflection spectra of the proposed structure we have used the transfer matrix method (TMM). The structure proposed by us, has a wider omnidirectional reflection (ODR) range in comparison to conventional all dielectric photonic crystals (PCs). The width of ODR can be enlarged by considering the suitable choice of lattice parameters.

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Maitreyi Upadhyay, Suneet Awasthi, Sanjeev Srivastava, and Sant Ojha, "Infrared Omni-Directional Mirror Based on One-Dimensional Birefringent-Dielectric Photonic Crystal," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 25, 211-222, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERM12061802
http://jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=12061802

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