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
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.