A new tunable scheme for slowing down and stopping light using the parametric processes in the phase shifted quasi-phasematched waveguides is proposed and its performance is evaluated.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories
J. B. Khurgin, "Slowing and Stopping Photons Using Cascaded Parametric Conversion in QPM Waveguides," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMCC4.