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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4931–4938

Detailed characterization of slow and dispersive propagation near a mini-stop-band of an InP photonic crystal waveguide.

Marcelo Davanço, Aimin Xing, James Raring, Evelyn L. Hu, and Daniel J. Blumenthal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4931-4938 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.004931


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Abstract

An experimental study of light propagation near a small band gap for a lattice-of-holes InP photonic crystal waveguide is reported. Polarization-resolved measurements of power transmission, reflection and group delay clearly reveal the PC waveguide filtering properties. Group delay enhancement was observed close to the band-edges together with very large dispersion. The test devices were fabricated with a novel technique that allows incorporation of deeply-etched photonic crystals within an InP photonic integrated circuit.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Citation
Marcelo Davanco, Aimin Xing, James Raring, Evelyn Hu, and Daniel Blumenthal, "Detailed characterization of slow and dispersive propagation near a mini-stop-band of an InP photonic crystal waveguide," Opt. Express 13, 4931-4938 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-13-4931


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