We present experimental demonstration of high efficiency bends for low group velocity modes in photonic crystal waveguides. We show that careful modification of bend region can help improve bend bandwidth by 15nm for 1.55µm wavelength.
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M. Askari and A. Adibi, "Very High Efficiency Bends for Low Group Velocities in Photonic Crystal Waveguides," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FWF6.
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