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Exploiting quasiperiodic order in the design of optical devices

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Maciá Barber, Enrique Alfonso (2001) Exploiting quasiperiodic order in the design of optical devices. Physical review B, 63 (20). ISSN 1098-0121

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.63.205421


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In this work we present a prospective study on the potential capabilities of optical devices based on Fibonacci dielectric multilayers. We perform a detailed analytical comparison of the linear optical response of periodic versus quasiperiodic multilayers. Based on this study we will suggest the use of hybrid-order devices, composed of both periodic and quasiperiodic subunits to design microcavities of practical interest, and we provide some illustrative examples. From our study we conclude that the inclusion of quasiperiodically ordered subunits substantially widens the possibilities of engineering modular optical structures.


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©2001 The American Physical Society.
This work was supported by Universidad Complutense de Madrid through Project No. PR64/99-8510. I would like to thank Andrei V. Lavrinenko and M. Victoria Herna´ndez for useful comments and acknowledge Sergey V. Gaponenko for sharing useful information.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Fibonacci dielectric multilayers; Quasi-periodic Multilayers; Critical wave-functions; Phonon transmission; Physical nature; Elastic-waves; Light waves; Cantor-set; X-ray; Superlattices
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Solid state physics
Sciences > Physics > Mathematical physics
ID Code:44815
Deposited On:02 Nov 2017 16:28
Last Modified:02 Nov 2017 16:28

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