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Thermal Expansion of Photonic Band Gap for One Dimensional Photonic Crystal

By Bhuvneshwer Suthar, Vipin Kumar, Arun Kumar, Khundrakpam Saratchandra Singh, and Anami Bhargava
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 32, 81-90, 2012


The effect of temperature on the photonic band gap has been investigated. One dimensional photonic crystal in the form of Si/air multilayer system has been studied in this communication. The refractive index of silicon layers is taken as a function of temperature and wavelength both. Therefore, this study may be considered to be physically more realistic. It may be useful for computing the optical properties for wider range of wavelength as well as temperature. We can use the proposed structure as temperature sensing device, narrow band optical filter and in many optical systems.


Bhuvneshwer Suthar, Vipin Kumar, Arun Kumar, Khundrakpam Saratchandra Singh, and Anami Bhargava, "Thermal Expansion of Photonic Band Gap for One Dimensional Photonic Crystal," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 32, 81-90, 2012.


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