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Coherent thermal antenna using a photonic crystal slab

Abstract : We show that a photonic crystal film can emit coherent thermal radiation. We demonstrate the key role of leaky waves existing at the air-photonic crystal interface. The frequency and direction of emission depend on the lattice parameters. This paves the way towards the design of coherent infrared antennas.
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Rémi Carminati, Jean-Jacques Greffet, Marine Laroche. Coherent thermal antenna using a photonic crystal slab. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2006, 96, pp.123903. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.123903⟩. ⟨hal-00133268⟩

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