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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-222405

Advanced Numerical Methods in Diffractive Optics and Applications to Periodic Photonic Nanostructures

Essig, Sabine

In this thesis, we present the Fourier Modal Method for computing periodic nanophotonic systems. We investigate waveguides and cavities inside woodpile photonic crystals and compare our numerical results with experimental measurements. Also, the polarization properties of opal photonic crystals are investigated. Additionally, we report on our efforts in improving the convergence of the method by adaptive spatial resolution for arbitrarily shaped structures.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Nanotechnologie (INT)
Institut für Theoretische Festkörperphysik (TFP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000022240
HGF-Programm 43.14.01; LK 01
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Theoretische Festkörperphysik (TFP)
Prüfungsdaten 04.02.2011
Referent/Betreuer Prof. K. Busch
Schlagworte Photonic Crystals, Fourier Modal Method, Adaptive Coordinates
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