Fundamental limitations to gain enhancement in slow-light photonic structures

Jure Grgic, Johan Raunkjar Ott, Fengwen Wang, Ole Sigmund, Antti-Pekka Jauho, Jesper Mork, N. Asger Mortensen

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We present a non-perturbative analysis of light-matter interaction in active photonic crystal waveguides in the slow-light regime. Inclusion of gain is shown to modify the underlying dispersion law, thereby degrading the slow-light enhancement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)9781467318396
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012) - San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2012)
Location San Jose Convention Center
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Internet address
SeriesCLEO Technical Digest

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