All Documents gathered on this page : Slides, Classwork, Exam_Rules, Exam_Papers
Composition Partie Pédagogique :
Bloch modes of 1D periodic structures, part I (Introduction, Homogenization regime)
Bloch modes of 1D periodic structures, part II (Photonic bandgap)
Artificial dielectrics: Concepts and Applications
Metamaterials (left-handed materials, negative refraction, metasurfaces)
Books/Book section addressing the content of my course (Same List below as in pdf file)
 H. Benisty, J.-M. Gérard, R. Houdré, J. Rarity, and C. Weisbuch, Eds., Confined Photon Systems : Fundamentals and Applications (Lecture Notes in Physics. Heidelberg: Springer, 1999, (Target some Chapters)
 J.-M. Lourtioz, H. Benisty, V. Berger, J. M. Gérard, D. Maystre, and A. Tchelnokov, Photonic Crystals, Towards Nanoscale Photonic Devices. Heidelberg: Springer, 2005.
 H. Benisty and C. Weisbuch "Photonic crystals," in Progress in Optics. vol. 49, E. Wolf, Ed., ed Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006, pp. 177-315.
General books on multilayers, waveguides, distributed feedback, basics of density-of-states, optoelectronics
 A. Yariv, Quantum Electronics. New York: Wiley, 1989.
 A. Yariv and P. Yeh, Optical waves in crystals. New York: Wiley, 1984.
 L. A. Coldren and S. W. Corzine, Diode lasers and photonic integrated circuits. New-York: Wiley, 1995.
 E. Rosencher and B. Vinter, Optoélectronique. Paris: Masson, 1997.
 C. Weisbuch and B. Vinter, Quantum Semiconductor Structures: Fundamentals and applications. Boston: Academic Press, 1991.
This 1 page 2014 document (updated 25 Nov 2014) explains what work has to be done with the three papers below (HB part) and similarly with Ch Sauvan part (1 paper).
Paper on an extremely black coating... (less than 2 pages)
The 2013 exam was built on three different papers given in the list below. One of them is the same as this year... but many of the questions will be different !
One of the paper is the same as in 2014, but the questions, as said in the comment above, will not be all the same !
2D PhC with defect in a GaP membrane is probed with linear optical technique in the visible range (Caltech team).
Second paper for exam, on micro-disks bounded by multiple trenches, Applied Physics Letters (3 pages).
DTU and Würzburg paper, one of the rare to truly measure Spontaneous Emission inhibition in a 2D PhC membrane...
9 Sep 2013 version
6 Nov 2013 version
Confinement, guidance, Density-of-sates, effective index, optimal confinement vs. size and vs. index contrast.
75 is old 74. So start at 76
including a discussion of QW, QW laser and QDs
Negative refraction in 2D photonic crystals
Metamateriasl with a negative magnetic permeability