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Two-dimensional photonic band-gap structures as quasi-metals

Roberts, P.J., Birks, T.A., Russell, P.St.J., Shepherd, T.J. and Atkin, D.M. (1996) Two-dimensional photonic band-gap structures as quasi-metals Optics Letters, 21, (7), pp. 507-509. (doi:10.1364/OL.21.000507).

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By considering waves that propagate out of the transverse plane, we show that common high index materials (eg GaAs) with a 2D array of air holes can act in some ways like a 3D photonic band-gap structure. In particular, we describe a dielectric "quasi-metal" that reflects all propagating light incident from free space.

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Published date: 1996


Local EPrints ID: 78136
ISSN: 0146-9592
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Author: P.J. Roberts
Author: T.A. Birks
Author: P.St.J. Russell
Author: T.J. Shepherd
Author: D.M. Atkin

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