Slow and fast light: Controlling the speed of light using semiconductor waveguides

Jesper Mørk, Filip Öhman, Mike van der Poel, Yaohui Chen, Per Lunnemann Hansen, Kresten Yvind

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Abstract

We give an overview of slow- and fast-light effects in semiconductor active waveguides. Experimental and theoretical results are presented, emphasizing the physics of these phenomena and the limitations imposed by the carried dynamical processes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalLaser & Photonics Reviews
Volume3
Issue number1-2
Pages (from-to)30-44
ISSN1863-8880
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Bibliographical note

available online in Laser & Photonics Reviews on 14.08.2008

Keywords

  • coherent population oscillations
  • nonlinear optics
  • EAs
  • pulse propagation
  • semiconductor waveguides
  • SOAs

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