Asymmetric Band Gaps in Amorphous Photonic Materials

Sarihan M. C. , GÖVDELİ A. , Aras M. S. , Yanik C., Wong C. W. , KOCAMAN S.

31st Annual IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) of the IEEE-Photonics-Society, Preston, United Kingdom, 30 September - 04 October 2018 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Preston
  • Country: United Kingdom


A Monte Carlo method-based design guideline for 2-D amorphous photonic materials are presented. The parameters affecting band gap are analyzed numerically and experimentally for telecommunication wavelengths. Asymmetric nature of band gap is explained in analogy with solid-state electronics.