International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences
Int. j. adv. appl. sci.
Print ISSN: 2313-626X
Volume 3, Issue 9 (September 2016), Pages: 37-43
Title: Enhancement and localization of electric field in dielectric photonic crystal sandwiched between two Bragg-mirrors
Author(s): Naim Ben Ali 1, 2, *, Abdulaziz Salem Alghamdi 1, Issam Badawi 1, Mounir Kanzari 2
1College of Engineering, Industrial Engineering Department, Haïl University, 2440-Haïl City, Saudi Arabia
2Photovoltaic and Semiconductor Materials Laboratory, El-Manar University-ENIT PO Box 37, Le belvedere 1002-Tunis, Tunisia
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In this paper we discuss the electric field distribution, localization and enhancement through one-dimensional photonic crystal sandwiched between two Bragg mirrors (BM). The electric field intensity is determined using a theoretical model based on Transfer Matrix Method (TMM). While changing the different parameters of each structure constitutes this hybrid photonic system (materials indices, geometric thicknesses, and layers number), the electric field localization is enhanced. The waves studied are at visible frequencies band and for Transverse-Electric (TE) polarization.
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This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
Keywords: Photonic, Optic, Light localization, Hybrid structure, Electric field
Article History: Received 12 June 2016, Received in revised form 25 August 2016, Accepted 18 September 2016
Digital Object Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21833/ijaas.2016.09.007
Ben Ali N, Alghamdi AS, Badawi I, and Kanzari M (2016). Enhancement and localization of electric field in dielectric photonic crystal sandwiched between two Bragg-mirrors. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 3(9): 37-43
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