Tamm States and Nonlinear Surface Modes in Photonic Crystals

Date

2006

Authors

Morrison, Steven
Kivshar, Yuri

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Elsevier

Abstract

We predict the existence of surface gap modes, known as Tamm states for electronic systems, in truncated photonic crystals formed by two types of dielectric rods. We investigate the energy threshold, dispersion, and modal symmetries of the surface modes,

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Keywords: Crystals; Dielectric materials; Electron energy levels; Photons; Threshold elements; Electronic systems; Photonic crystals; Surface modes; Tamm states; Nonlinear optics Photonic crystals; Surface modes; Tamm states

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Optics Communications

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/j.optcom.2006.04.068

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2037-12-31