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Publication details for Prof Richard Abram

Kaliteevski, M A, Manzanares Martinez, J, Cassagne, D, Albert, J P, Brand, S & Abram, R A (2003). Appearance of photonic minibands in disordered photonic crystals. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 15(6): 785-790.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

We have demonstrated the appearance of photonic minibands within the photonic bandgaps of a disordered system represented by randomly distributed 'vacancies' of air cylinders. The positions of the photonic minibands are defined by the energies of the localized photonic states of the single defect, and their width increases with increase in the concentration of the defects. The appearance of the minibands makes possible the construction of spectral filters with thin transmission bands.

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Transmission calculations have been conducted using a modified version of the publicly available computer
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