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Slow and Fast Light
Boston, Massachusetts United States
July 13-16, 2008
Photonic Crystals (SWC)

Slow Light Media Based on Ultrahigh-Q Nanocavities

Masaya Notomi, T. Tanabe, E. Kuramochi, and H. Taniyama


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In this study, we apply ultrahigh-Q (>1 million) nanocavities in silicon photonic crystals for slowlight application. We have observed the group velocity down to c/50,000 and succeeded in cascading N>100 ultrahigh-Q cavities in series.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

M. Notomi, T. Tanabe, E. Kuramochi, and H. Taniyama, "Slow Light Media Based on Ultrahigh-Q Nanocavities," in Slow and Fast Light, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SWC1.

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