Dipole emission in finite photonic bandgap structures: an exactly solvable one-dimensional model

  title={Dipole emission in finite photonic bandgap structures: an exactly solvable one-dimensional model},
  author={Jonathan P. Dowling},
  journal={Journal of Lightwave Technology},
  • J. Dowling
  • Published 4 June 1999
  • Physics
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology
This paper considers an exact model of atomic spontaneous dipole emission and classical dipole radiation in a finite photonic bandgap (PBG) structure. The full three-dimensional (3-D) or two-dimensional (2-D) problem is reduced to a finite one-dimensional (1-D) model, which then is solved for analytically using algebraic matrix transfer techniques. The results give insight to the electromagnetic emission process in periodic dielectrics, quantitative predictions for emission in 1-D dielectric… Expand
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