Floquet-Bloch waves in one-dimensional photonic crystals

G. V. Morozov, D. W. L. Sprung

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Abstract

Using binary photonic crystals as an example, it is shown in a physically transparent manner how to construct two independent Floquet-Bloch waves in lossless one-dimensional periodic structures. Particular attention is given to those special cases where only one Bloch wave develops inside the structure.
Original languageEnglish
Article number54005
JournalEPL (Europhysics Letters)
Volume96
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

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