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Understanding the rich physics of light propagation in slow photonic crystal waveguides
Author(s): Thomas F. Krauss; Liam O'Faolain; Sebastian Schulz; Daryl M. Beggs; Francesco Morichetti; Antonio Canciamilla; M. Torregiani; Andrea Melloni; Simon Mazoyer; Phillippe Lalanne; Antonio Samarelli; Marc Sorel; Richard De La Rue
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Paper 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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 February 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7612, Advances in Slow and Fast Light III, 76120L (11 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.848655
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Thomas F. Krauss, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Liam O'Faolain, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Sebastian Schulz, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Daryl M. Beggs, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Francesco Morichetti, POLICOM, DEI Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Antonio Canciamilla, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
M. Torregiani, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Andrea Melloni, Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Simon Mazoyer, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Phillippe Lalanne, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Antonio Samarelli, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Marc Sorel, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Richard De La Rue, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7612:
Advances in Slow and Fast Light III
Selim M. Shahriar; Philip R. Hemmer, Editor(s)

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