Coherent beam shaping using two-dimensional photonic crystals

  title={Coherent beam shaping using two-dimensional photonic crystals},
  author={Denis Gagnon and Joey Dumont and Louis J. Dub{\'e}},
  journal={2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)},
Optical devices based on photonic crystals such as waveguides, lenses and beam-shapers, have received considerable theoretical and experimental attention in recent years. The production of these devices has been facilitated by the wide availability of silicon-on-insulator fabrication techniques. In this theoretical work, we show the possibility to design a coherent PhC-based beam-shaper. The basic photonic geometry used is a 2D square lattice of air holes in a high-index dielectric core. We… 
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