Abstract

We consider the photonic analogue of electron conductance and develop a model of conductance in photonic crystal (PC) waveguides. In turn, we demonstrate the close relationship between PC and metal waveguides and go on to develop an impedance formulation for propagation in PC waveguides. We also discuss the effects of disorder.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

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