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Enhancement of Electromagnetic Force by Localized Fields in One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal

By Jian Ming Li, Tian Lin Dong, and G. J. Shan
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 10, 59-70, 2009


In 1-D photonic crystal with structural defects, localized mode results in strong electromagnetic fields around the position of the defect. Thus, the strong fields enhance the tangential force on a lossy dielectric layer, as well as normal force on the perfect dielectric slab. The results of this study suggest a class of micro-machines driven by electromagnetic wave, such as sunlight or microwave.


Jian Ming Li, Tian Lin Dong, and G. J. Shan, "Enhancement of Electromagnetic Force by Localized Fields in One-Dimensional Photonic Crystal," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 10, 59-70, 2009.


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