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What are the limits to the time delay achievable using "slow-light" methods?
Author(s): Robert W. Boyd; Nick Lepeshkin; Aaron Schweinsberg; Petros Zerom; George Gehring; Giovanni Piredda; Zhimin Shi; Heedeuk Shin; Q-Han Park
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Paper Abstract

Practical applications of slow light methods require that one be able to controllably delay a pulse of light by many pulse lengths. In this contribution we analyze the possible limitations to the maximum achievable time delay and suggest methods for overcoming these limits.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5924, Complex Mediums VI: Light and Complexity, 592402 (13 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617736
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Robert W. Boyd, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Nick Lepeshkin, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Aaron Schweinsberg, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Petros Zerom, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
George Gehring, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Giovanni Piredda, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Zhimin Shi, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Heedeuk Shin, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Q-Han Park, Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5924:
Complex Mediums VI: Light and Complexity
Martin W. McCall; Graeme Dewar; Mikhail A. Noginov, Editor(s)

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