We describe recent experiments demonstrating slow-down of light in a semiconductor waveguide at gigahertz frequencies. The results are explained by a simple model, which is used to analyze the potential and limitations of the technique.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
J. Mørk, F. Öhman, M. van der Poel, R. Kjær, Y. Chen, and K. Yvind, "Slow Light in Semiconductor Waveguides," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MC4.
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