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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2644–2645

Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: reply

Robert W. Boyd  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 2644-2645 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.002644


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Abstract

In this communication, I respond to the Comment of Aleksandrov and Zapasskii [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2643 (2012)].

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 6, 2012
Published: August 31, 2012

Citation
Robert W. Boyd, "Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: reply," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2644-2645 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-9-2644


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