Longitudinal Shift in Coupled Nanobeams and Mode Degeneracy

Aliaksandra Ivinskaya, Andrei Lavrinenko, A. A. Sukhorykov, S. Ha, Y. S. Kivshar

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Coupled modes of two nanobeams brought together are shown to have pronounced frequency dependence on a spatial displacement of the resonators, while the quality factor of the coupled modes preserves the same order of magnitude as that of a single nanobeam. Both a longitudinal shift and transversal displacement of nanobeams with respect to each other are under investigation. We show that the mode degeneracy occurs at the longitudinal shift of about a half a modified lattice constant in the center of the defect region. To perform eigenmode analysis of the coupled system we used a 3D finite-difference frequency-domain method and a 48 Gb station.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Third International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics : TaCoNa-Photonics 2010
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Publication date2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternationalWorkshop on Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics : TaCoNa-Photonics - Bad Honnef, Germany
Duration: 1 Jan 2010 → …
Conference number: 3


ConferenceInternationalWorkshop on Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics : TaCoNa-Photonics
CityBad Honnef, Germany
Period01/01/2010 → …
SeriesAip Conference Proceedings

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