Quasi-normal modes description of waves in 1-D photonic crystal

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Severini, Sergio; et al.; Quasi-normal modes description of waves in 1-D photonic crystal; Proceedings Volume 5036, Photonics, Devices, and Systems II; (2003); https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/5036/0000/Quasi-normal-modes-description-of-waves-in-1-D-photonic/10.1117/12.515402.short?SSO=1


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For the first time the quasi normal mode treatment is used and extended to the description of the scalar field behaviour in one dimensional photonic crystals. A one-dimensional photonic crystal is a particular configuration of an open cavity, where discontinuities into refractive index give rise to field confinement. A discussion of the complex eigenvalues and eigenfrequencies, as well as the corresponding field distribution, is presented.