Chapter 5. Coupled Nanopillar Waveguides: Optical Properties and Applications

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn3,4,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow5 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch6
  1. Dmitry N. Chigrin1,
  2. Sergei V. Zhukovsky1,
  3. Andrei V. Lavrinenko2 and
  4. Johann Kroha1

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch5

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Chigrin, D. N., Zhukovsky, S. V., Lavrinenko, A. V. and Kroha, J. (2008) Coupled Nanopillar Waveguides: Optical Properties and Applications, in Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials (eds R. B. Wehrspohn, H.-S. Kitzerow and K. Busch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 4

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

  3. 5

    Department of Physical Chemistry FB13, University of Paderborn, Faculty of Science, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

  4. 6

    Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Bonn, Physical Institute, Nussallee 12, 53115 Bonn, Germany

  2. 2

    Technical University of Denmark, Department of Communications,, Optics and Materials, COM-DTU/NanoDTU, Building 345V, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408580

Online ISBN: 9783527621880

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonic materials;
  • photonic crystals;
  • coupled nanopillar waveguides;
  • optical properties;
  • applications;
  • dispersion engineering;
  • transmission efficiency;
  • aperiodic nanopillar waveguides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dispersion Engineering

    • Dispersion Tuning

    • Coupled Mode Model

  • Transmission Efficiency

  • Aperiodic Nanopillar Waveguides

  • Applications

    • Directional Coupler

    • Laser Resonators

  • Conclusion

  • References