Designer disordered materials with large, complete photonic band gaps.

@article{Florescu2009DesignerDM,
  title={Designer disordered materials with large, complete photonic band gaps.},
  author={Marian Florescu and Salvatore Torquato and Paul J. Steinhardt},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2009},
  volume={106 49},
  pages={20658-63}
}
We present designs of 2D, isotropic, disordered, photonic materials of arbitrary size with complete band gaps blocking all directions and polarizations. The designs with the largest band gaps are obtained by a constrained optimization method that starts from a hyperuniform disordered point pattern, an array of points whose number variance within a spherical sampling window grows more slowly than the volume. We argue that hyperuniformity, combined with uniform local topology and short-range… CONTINUE READING
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