Engineering dispersion and loss in photonic crystal waveguides allows us to control propagation up to moderate group indices. Novel results on 'overengineered' waveguides give insights into loss vs. both propagation constant and group index.
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S. A. Schulz, W. Whelan-Curtin, I. H. Rey, and T. Krauss, "Understanding Propagation Loss in Slow Light Waveguides," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper SLTuB1.
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