Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics

, 112:577

Electro- and magneto-optical switching of defect modes in one- dimensional photonic crystals

Authors

  • V. G. Arkhipkin
    • Kirensky Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific CenterRussian Academy of Science, Siberian Branch
    • Siberian Federal University
    • Kirensky Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific CenterRussian Academy of Science, Siberian Branch
    • Siberian Federal University
  • S. A. Myslivets
    • Kirensky Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific CenterRussian Academy of Science, Siberian Branch
    • Siberian Federal University
  • V. Ya. Zyryanov
    • Kirensky Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific CenterRussian Academy of Science, Siberian Branch
    • Siberian State Aerospace University
  • V. F. Shabanov
    • Kirensky Institute of Physics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific CenterRussian Academy of Science, Siberian Branch
    • Siberian State Aerospace University
  • Wei Lee
    • Department of Physics and Center for NanotechnologyChung Yuan Chistian University
Atoms, Molecules, Optics

DOI: 10.1134/S1063776111040017

Cite this article as:
Arkhipkin, V.G., Gunyakov, V.A., Myslivets, S.A. et al. J. Exp. Theor. Phys. (2011) 112: 577. doi:10.1134/S1063776111040017

Abstract

The transmission spectra of polarized light waves in a photonic crystal/liquid crystal (PC/LC) cell placed between crossed polarizers and controlled by an electric or magnetic field have been studied experimentally and theoretically. Electro- and magneto-optical switching based on the interference of polarized defect modes has been demonstrated. The transmission spectra of the PC/LC cell have been calculated as a function of the voltage applied to the LC layer and the magnetic field strength. The results of the calculations agree well with the experimental data.

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