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.
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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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