Chapter 8. Linear and Nonlinear Effects of Light Propagation in Low-index Photonic Crystal Slabs

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn5,6,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow7 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch8
  1. R. Iliew1,
  2. C. Etrich2,
  3. M. Augustin2,
  4. E.-B. Kley3,
  5. S. Nolte3,
  6. A. Tünnermann3,4 and
  7. F. Lederer1

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch8

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Iliew, R., Etrich, C., Augustin, M., Kley, E.-B., Nolte, S., Tünnermann, A. and Lederer, F. (2008) Linear and Nonlinear Effects of Light Propagation in Low-index Photonic Crystal Slabs, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

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

  4. 8

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institute of Condensed Matter Theory and Solid State Optics, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, Germany

  2. 2

    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institute of Applied Physics/»ultra optics«®, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, Germany

  3. 3

    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institute of Applied Physics, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, Germany

  4. 4

    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, Albert-Einstein-Straße 7, 07745 Jena, Germany

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;
  • linear effects;
  • nonlinear effects;
  • light propagation;
  • low-index photonic crystal slabs;
  • fabrication;
  • light propagation;
  • nonlinear photonic crystals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fabrication of Photonic Crystal Slabs

  • Linear Properties of Photonic Crystal Slabs

    • Transmission and High Dispersion of Line-Defect Waveguides

    • High-Quality Factor Microcavities in a Low-Index Photonic Crystal Membrane

    • Unusual Diffraction and Refraction Phenomena in Photonic Crystal Slabs

      • Self-Collimated Light at Infrared and Visible Wavelengths

      • Negative Refraction of Light

  • Light Propagation in Nonlinear Photonic Crystals

    • An Optical Parametric Oscillator in a Photonic Crystal Microcavity

    • Discrete Solitons in Coupled Defects in Photonic Crystals

  • Conclusion

  • References