Simulation and measurement of slow light in photonic crystal waveguides

Andrei Lavrinenko, Rune Shim Jacobsen, Jacob Fage-Pedersen, Lars Hagedorn Frandsen, Beata Zsigri, Christophe Peucheret, Peter Ingo Borel

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch


    Planar photonic crystals offer a fascinating means of manipulation of light in integrated,optical circuits. Such waveguides can be realized, as in the present investigations, byfabricating arrays of holes with sub-micrometer distance in the top layer of a silicon-oninsulatorwafer. The waveguides can be tailored such that the propagating mode achievesextreme dispersion as well as a low group velocity, allowing for realization of ultracompact, functional devices. Here, we present numerical modeling and measurements ofthe time-of-flight propagation of optical pulses. Near the cut-off of the guided mode weobserve a group velocity vg smaller than c/200, with good agreement between simulationand measurement.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2005
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventNanoDay DTU - Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
    Duration: 6 Dec 2005 → …


    ConferenceNanoDay DTU
    CityKgs. Lyngby
    Period06/12/2005 → …


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