A generalized design of one dimensional photonic crystal based optical filter with lossy materials

  • Susovan Mandal
  • Chayanika Bose
  • Manas Kumar Bose


A fully generalized analytical method has been formulated for the design of a Photonic crystal based optical band-pass filter with lossy materials. The losses have been considered within the constitutive materials, both for crystals and defects. Relations between the material’s loss-tangent and resonator’s mode amplitudes have been understood. The optimum filter structures for any refractive index ratio have been found and tolerance level of such design has been estimated. Finally, a FDTD simulation based results have been presented, to verify the transmission spectra of such optimized filter structures.


Photonic crystal Lossy Fabry–Pérot interferometer  Flat-top response Lossy optical resonator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Heritage Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering DepartmentJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Ansaldo-STSNoidaIndia

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