We theoretically investigate the photonic band gaps in one-dimensional photonic crystals based on nanocomposite of silver nanoparticles. The dielectric permittivity is calculated in accordance with temperature dependence of plasma frequency of silver nanoparticle. The effect of temperature on these structures by incorporating the volume expansion coefficient of nanoparticle is analysed. The behaviors of photonic band gaps with variation of nanoparticle concentration, radii of nanoparticle, thickness of the layers and temperature are observed. The evolution of these results leads to designing the desired photonic crystals.
Nambi Ramachary Ramanujam,
"Effect of Temperature on Nanocomposite of Metal Nanoparticles in Photonic Crystals," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M,
Vol. 41, 105-114, 2015. doi:10.2528/PIERM14121001
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