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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 20 — Oct. 3, 2005
  • pp: 7861–7871

Direct experimental and numerical determination of extremely high group indices in photonic crystal waveguides

Rune S. Jacobsen, Andrei V. Lavrinenko, Lars H. Frandsen, Christophe Peucheret, Beata Zsigri, Gaid Moulin, Jacob Fage-Pedersen, and Peter I. Borel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 20, pp. 7861-7871 (2005)

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We report on time-of-flight experimental measurements and numerical calculations of the group-index dispersion in a photonic crystal waveguide realized in silicon-on-insulator material. Experimentally group indices higher than 230 has been observed. Numerical 2D and 3D time-domain simulations show excellent agreement with the measured data.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: July 15, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2005
Published: October 3, 2005

Rune Jacobsen, Andrei Lavrinenko, Lars Frandsen, Christophe Peucheret, Beata Zsigri, Gaid Moulin, Jacob Fage-Pedersen, and Peter Borel, "Direct experimental and numerical determination of extremely high group indices in photonic crystal waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 7861-7871 (2005)

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