Advertisement

Design of one-dimensional magnetophotonic crystals operating at visible wavelengths

  • Reza Abdi-GhalehEmail author
  • Mohsen Asad
Regular Article

Abstract

In this paper, a proposal for designing the one-dimensional magnetophotonic crystals operating at visible wavelengths is presented. To this aim, a binary all-dielectric periodic structure is considered with quarter wavelength optical thicknesses condition. However, the Bi:YIG as a magneto-optical defect layer with two different optical thicknesses of λ 0/2 and 4λ 0 is utilized. Using the 4 × 4 transfer matrix method the defect mode properties of the considered structures are investigated regarding the different period numbers and various magneto-optical defect layer positions. Analyzing the transmittance, Faraday rotation and absorption coefficient of these structures for the 720 nm visible light, the optimum structures are proposed for both cases of magneto-optical defect layer thicknesses. These structures may have potential applications in designing the miniaturized magneto-optical devices such as magneto-optical sensors and isolators and integrated photonic elements.

Keywords

Regular Article 

References

  1. 1.
    E. Yablonovitch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2059 (1987)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    S. John, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2486 (1987)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    J.D. Joannopoulos, P.R. Villeneuve, S. Fan, Solid State Commun. 102, 165 (1997)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    K. Nozaki, T. Tanabe, A. Shinya, S. Matsuo, T. Sato, H. Taniyama, M. Notomi, Nat. Photon. 4, 477 (2010)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    H.M. Lee, J.C. Wu, J. Appl. Phys. 107, 09E149 (2010)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    S.A. El-Naggar, Eur. Phys. J. D 67, 54 (2013)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    J.D. Joannopoulos, S.G. Johnson, J.N. Winn, R.D. Meade, Photonic Crystals: Modeling the Flow of Light, 2nd edn. (Princeton University Press, 2008)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    P. Markos, C.M. Soukoulis, Wave Propagation: from Electrons to Photonic Crystals and Left-Handed Materials (Princeton University Press, 2008)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    E. Abdel-Rahman, A. Shaarawi, J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron. 20, S153 (2009)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    E. Lotfi, K. Jamshidi-Ghaleh, F. Moslem, H. Masalehdan, Eur. Phys. J. D 60, 369 (2010)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    K. Jamshidi-Ghaleh, Z. Ebrahimpour, Eur. Phys. J. D 67, 1 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    I.L. Lyubchanskii, N.N. Dadoenkova, M.I. Lyubchanskii, E.A. Shapovalov, T. Rasing, J. Phys. D 36, R277 (2003)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    M. Inoue, R. Fujikawa, A. Baryshev, A. Khanikaev, P.B. Lim, H. Uchida, O. Aktsipetrov, A. Fedyanin, T. Murzina, A. Granovsky, J. Phys. D 39, R151 (2006)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    H.F. Zhang, S.B. Liu, X.K. Kong, B.X. Li, Eur. Phys. J. D 67, 169 (2013)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    H. Kato, M. Inoue, J. Appl. Phys. 91, 7017 (2002)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    H. Kato, T. Matsushita, A. Takayama, M. Egawa, K. Nishimura, M. Inoue, IEEE Trans. Magn. 38, 3246 (2002)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    W. Śmigaj, J. Romero-Vivas, B. Gralak, L. Magdenko, B. Dagens, M. Vanwolleghem, Opt. Lett. 35, 568 (2010)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Q. Wang, Z. Ouyang, Q. Liu, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 703 (2011)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    T. Sun, J. Luo, P. Xu, L. Gao, Phys. Lett. A 375, 2185 (2011)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    R. Abdi-Ghaleh, A. Namdar, J. Mod. Opt. 60, 1619 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    R. Abdi-Ghaleh, A. Namdar, Optik 125, 2332 (2014)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    M.J. Steel, M. Levy, R.M. Osgood, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 12, 1171 (2000)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    M.J. Steel, M. Levy, R.M. Osgood, J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 1297 (2000)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    M. Campbell, D.N. Sharp, M.T. Harrison, R.G. Denning, A.J. Turberfield, Nature 404, 53 (2000)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    D.J. Norris, Nat. Mater. 6, 177 (2007)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    N. Ansari, S.I. Khartsev, A.M. Grishin, Opt. Lett. 37, 3552 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    N. Shida, T. Higuchi, Y. Hosoda, H. Miyoshi, A. Nakano, K. Tsuchiya, Jpn J. Appl. Phys. 43, 4983 (2004)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    R.R. McLeod, A.J. Daiber, M.E. McDonald, T.L. Robertson, T. Slagle, S.L. Sochava, L. Hesselink, Appl. Opt. 44, 3197 (2005)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    H. Kato, T. Matsushita, A. Takayama, M. Egawa, K. Nishimura, M. Inoue, J. Appl. Phys. 93, 3906 (2003)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    S. Sakaguchi, N. Sugimoto, J. Lightwave Technol. 17, 1087 (1999)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    M. Inoue, T. Fujii, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 5659 (1997)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© EDP Sciences, SIF, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Laser and Optical EngineeringUniversity of BonabBonabIran
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringShiraz UniversityShirazIran

Personalised recommendations