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Title: Methods and apparatus for broadband angular selectivity of electromagnetic waves

Abstract

A filter to transmit incident radiation at a predetermined incidence angle includes a plurality of photonic crystal structures disposed substantially along a surface normal direction of the filter. The photonic crystal structure includes a multilayer cell that comprises a first layer having a first dielectric permittivity, and a second layer having a second dielectric permittivity different from the first dielectric permittivity. The first layer and the second layer define a Brewster angle substantially equal to the predetermined incidence angle based on the first dielectric permittivity and the second permittivity. Each photonic crystal structure in the plurality of photonic crystal structures defines a respective bandgap, and the respective bandgaps of the plurality of photonic crystal structures, taken together, cover a continuous spectral region of about 50 nm to about 100 mm.

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Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1478649
Patent Number(s):
10073191
Application Number:
14/630,080
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02F - DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-09ER46577; SC0001299
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Shen, Yichen, Ye, Dexin, Celanovic, Ivan, Johnson, Steven G., Joannopoulos, John D., and Soljacic, Marin. Methods and apparatus for broadband angular selectivity of electromagnetic waves. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Shen, Yichen, Ye, Dexin, Celanovic, Ivan, Johnson, Steven G., Joannopoulos, John D., & Soljacic, Marin. Methods and apparatus for broadband angular selectivity of electromagnetic waves. United States.
Shen, Yichen, Ye, Dexin, Celanovic, Ivan, Johnson, Steven G., Joannopoulos, John D., and Soljacic, Marin. Tue . "Methods and apparatus for broadband angular selectivity of electromagnetic waves". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1478649.
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abstractNote = {A filter to transmit incident radiation at a predetermined incidence angle includes a plurality of photonic crystal structures disposed substantially along a surface normal direction of the filter. The photonic crystal structure includes a multilayer cell that comprises a first layer having a first dielectric permittivity, and a second layer having a second dielectric permittivity different from the first dielectric permittivity. The first layer and the second layer define a Brewster angle substantially equal to the predetermined incidence angle based on the first dielectric permittivity and the second permittivity. Each photonic crystal structure in the plurality of photonic crystal structures defines a respective bandgap, and the respective bandgaps of the plurality of photonic crystal structures, taken together, cover a continuous spectral region of about 50 nm to about 100 mm.},
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