Coupling losses and high-order dispersion in the slow-light regime of photonic-crystal (PhC) waveguides are investigated by utilizing an integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Furthermore, PhC cavities coupled to photonic-wires through surface-states are experimentally characterized.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
S. Assefa, F. Xia, W. M. Green, and Y. Vlasov, "Slow Light in Photonic-Crystal Waveguides and Cavities," in Slow and Fast Light, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SWB2.
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