We present slow light pulse propagation in MEMS-tunable microdisks at telecom wavelength for the first time. Furthermore we obtain delays up to 94 ps, a slowdown factor of 700, and a delay-bandwidth product of 0.5.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
D. Leuenberger, J. Yao, M. M. Lee, and M. C. Wu, "Experimental Demonstration of MEMS-Tunable Slow Light in Silicon Microdisk Resonators," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuC6.
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