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Slow and Fast Light
Washington, DC United States
July 23, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-816-0
Fundamental Studies (TuD)

Symmetry Induced "Heavy" and "Light" Photons in Modified Parallel-Coupled Microrings Waveguides

Jacob Scheuer


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The band structure of a modified parallel-coupled-microring waveguide incorporating a directional coupler in each unit cell is studied. The dispersion relation splits into fast and slow bands determined by the symmetry of the Bloch waves.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

J. Scheuer, "Symmetry Induced "Heavy" and "Light" Photons in Modified Parallel-Coupled Microrings Waveguides," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuD4.

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