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Understanding the rich physics of light propagation in slow photonic crystal waveguides

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Thomas F. Krauss, Liam O'Faolain, Sebastian Schulz, Daryl M. Beggs

Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)

Francesco Morichetti

POLICOM, DEI Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Antonio Canciamilla, M. Torregiani, Andrea Melloni

Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Simon Mazoyer, Phillippe Lalanne

Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)

Antonio Samarelli, Marc Sorel, Richard De La Rue

Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)

Proc. SPIE 7612, Advances in Slow and Fast Light III, 76120L (February 11, 2010); doi:10.1117/12.848655
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  • Advances in Slow and Fast Light III
  • Selim M. Shahriar; Philip R. Hemmer
  • San Francisco, California | January 23, 2010

abstract

We study propagation losses in slow light photonic crystal waveguides and show that dispersion engineering can reduce the loss. We develop an improved understanding of why and how this occurs and develop an new approach to modeling these devices that provides new design insights.

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Thomas F. Krauss ; Liam O'Faolain ; Sebastian Schulz ; Daryl M. Beggs ; Francesco Morichetti, et al.
"Understanding the rich physics of light propagation in slow photonic crystal waveguides", Proc. SPIE 7612, Advances in Slow and Fast Light III, 76120L (February 11, 2010); doi:10.1117/12.848655; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.848655


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