Applications of various slow light schemes in nonlinear optics are considered. It is shown that most benefits of slow light fade away at high bit rates. A few realistic applications of slow light are identified.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
J. B. Khurgin, "Nonlinear Slow Light and High Bit Rates," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThW4.
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