Transmission Spectrum of a Typical Waveguide in Photonic Crystal with Tunable Width: Simulation and Analysis

  • Neeraj Sunil
  • V. Jayakrishnan
  • Harish Somanathan
  • Alok Kumar JhaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 500)


In this paper a typical waveguide in 2D photonic crystal of air holes in dielectric slab structure has been simulated to explore the possible transmission spectrum as shown later in various figures. The waveguide width is variable and correspondingly its transmission spectrum changes. This may be improved upon and used to design optical communication devices and photonic sensors. The algorithms used for simulation are finite difference time domain (FDTD), and plane wave expansion method (PWEM).


Photonic band gap Waveguide PBG FDTD MEEP PWEM MPB 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neeraj Sunil
    • 1
  • V. Jayakrishnan
    • 1
  • Harish Somanathan
    • 1
  • Alok Kumar Jha
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electronics & Communication EngineeringAmrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamBengaluruIndia

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