We measure the photon tunneling time through bandgaps of dielectric layer stacks with alternating refractive indices. We observe subtle structural changes in dielectric stacks drastically affecting photon traversal times, allowing for sub- and superluminal effects.
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N. B. Rutter, S. V. Polyakov, P. Lett, and A. L. Migdall, "Tunneling Times through Dielectric Stacks," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper QFM3.
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