IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Centimeter-scale super-collimation in a large-area 2D photonic crystal

2006 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS)

Author(s): M.S. Dahlem ; P.T. Rakich ; S.N. Tandon ; M. Ibanescu ; M. Soljacic ; G.S. Petrich ; J.D. Joannopoulos ; L.A. Kolodziejski ; E.P. Ippen
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2006
Conference Location: Long Beach, CA, USA
Conference Date: 21 May 2006
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (CD): 978-1-55752-813-1
DOI: 10.1109/CLEO.2006.4628033
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We studied super-collimation in a planar 2D photonic crystal at 1.5 mum wavelengths and observed an inherent robustness to short-scale disorder. A 2 mum-wide beam was propagated over more than 0.5... View More

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