Search for dissertations about: "photonic crystal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words photonic crystal.

  1. 1. InP-based photonic crystals Processing, Material properties and Dispersion effects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Audrey Berrier; Srinivasan Anand; Alfred Forchel; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Photonic crystals; indium phosphide; photonic bandgap; Bloch modes; slow light; dispersion; coupled cavity waveguides; chemically assisted ion beam etching; lag effect; cavities; optical losses; carrier transport; carrier lifetimes; negative refraction; photonic bandstructure; NATURAL SCIENCES Physics; NATURVETENSKAP Fysik;

    Abstract : Photonic crystals (PhCs) are periodic dielectric structures that exhibit a photonic bandgap, i.e., a range of wavelength for which light propagation is forbidden. The special band structure related dispersion properties offer a realm of novel functionalities and interesting physical phenomena. READ MORE

  2. 2. Photonic crystals and photocatalysis Study of titania inverse opals

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Delphine Misao Lebrun; Lars Österlund; Martyn Pemble; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; photocatalysis; titania; inverse opal; photonic crystal; optics; Engineering Science with specialization in Solid State Physics; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : Due to an increase of human activity, an increase health risk has emerged from the presence of pollutants in the environment. In the transition to renewable and sustainable life style, treatment of pollutants could support the shifting societies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Computational methods for the analysis and design of photonic bandgap structures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Min Qiu; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Photonic crystal; Photonic bandgap; Numerical analysis; Optimal design; Finite-difference time-domain method; Plane wave expansion method; TECHNOLOGY Electrical engineering; electronics and photonics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Elektroteknik; elektronik och fotonik;

    Abstract : In the present thesis, computational methods for theanalysis and design of photonic bandgap structure areconsidered. Many numerical methods have been used to study suchstructures. Among them, the plane wave expansion method is veryoften used. READ MORE

  4. 4. 3D Magnetic Photonic Crystals Synthesis and Characterization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mei Fang; K.Venkat Rao; Lyubov Belova; Rajeev Ahuja; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; magnetic photonic crystals; photonic band gaps; Fe3O4 nanoparticles; silica; TECHNOLOGY Engineering physics Optical physics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk fysik Optisk fysik; TECHNOLOGY Materials science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the synthesis methods and the characterizations of magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles, silica spheres with Fe3O4 nanoparticles embedded, and three dimensional magnetic photonic crystals (MPCs) prepared from the spheres. The structure, material composition, magnetic and optical properties, photonic band gaps (PBGs), as well as how these properties depend on the concentration of the magnetic nanoparticles, are investigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM), superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID), Faraday rotation (FR) and optical spectrophotometers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon-nanofibre-based tunable photonic crystals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Robert Rehammar; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transfer matrix; carbon nanofibre; fdtd; Photonic crystal; PECVD; plane wave expansion; tunable;

    Abstract : Photonic crystals are materials with periodically varying refractive indices. In conventional photonic crystal design it is hard to achieve tunable structures in the visible range. That is, structures with changeable optical properties. READ MORE