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In optical sensing the interaction time is what matters most (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Jacob B. Khurgin

Paper Abstract

Abstract: In this talk I explain that enhancement of performance of almost any optical sensor in the end intimately connected to increasing the time of light-matter interaction, i.e. reducing the group velocity of light. Such similarly different phenomena as ENZ (epsilon near zero), plasmonics, micro-cavities, photonic crystals, EIT, (electro-magnetically induced transparency) Fano resonances, and PT (Parity-time) symmetry can all be characterized using the same slow light formalism indicating that their performances are in the end comparable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11287, Photonic Instrumentation Engineering VII, 1128704 (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2549305
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Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11287:
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering VII
Yakov Soskind; Lynda E. Busse, Editor(s)

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