A novel multi-objective optimization framework for designing photonic crystal waveguides

Seyed Mohammad Mirjalili, Seyedali Mirjalili, Andrew Lewis

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This letter proposes a novel framework for designing photonic crystal waveguides (PCWs), in which three components optimize and analyze the structure of PCWs. The proposed components are a multi-objective formulator, a multi-objective optimizer, and a multi-objective analyzer. A ring-shaped hole PCW is chosen as the case study, but the proposed framework is applicable to designing any kind of PCW. The results show that the proposed framework is able to find a significantly wider range of optimized designs and reveals the physical behavior of PCW structure.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6658849
Pages (from-to)146-149
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes



  • Optical buffer
  • optimisation
  • PCW
  • slow light

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