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Formation of Degenerate Band Gaps in Layered Systems
AbstractIn the review, peculiarities of spectra of one-dimensional photonic crystals made of anisotropic and/or magnetooptic materials are considered. The attention is focused on band gaps of a special type—the so called degenerate band gaps which are degenerate with respect to polarization. Mechanisms of formation and properties of these band gaps are analyzed. Peculiarities of spectra of photonic crystals that arise due to the linkage between band gaps are discussed. Particularly, it is shown that formation of a frozen mode is caused by linkage between Brillouin and degenerate band gaps. Also, existence of the optical Borrmann effect at the boundaries of degenerate band gaps and optical Tamm states at the frequencies of degenerate band gaps are analyzed.
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Ignatov, A.I.; Merzlikin, A.M.; Levy, M.; Vinogradov, A.P. Formation of Degenerate Band Gaps in Layered Systems. Materials 2012, 5, 1055-1083.View more citation formats
Ignatov AI, Merzlikin AM, Levy M, Vinogradov AP. Formation of Degenerate Band Gaps in Layered Systems. Materials. 2012; 5(6):1055-1083.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ignatov, Anton I.; Merzlikin, Alexander M.; Levy, Miguel; Vinogradov, Alexey P. 2012. "Formation of Degenerate Band Gaps in Layered Systems." Materials 5, no. 6: 1055-1083.