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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5585–5595

Experimental measurement of quality factor enhancement using slow light modes in one dimensional photonic crystal

Damian Goldring, Uriel Levy, Ido E. Dotan, Alexander Tsukernik, Mark Oksman, Idan Rubin, Yaara David, and David Mendlovic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5585-5595 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.005585


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Abstract

we experimentally investigate the effects of slow light modes within a one dimensional photonic crystal resonator. We show that the slow light mode leads to significant increase in the quality factor of the resonator. We provide a theoretical analysis explaining our experimental results. We also include the effect of disorder to simulate the fabrication imperfection. Further results regarding the properties of the one dimensional photonic crystal are discussed.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Slow Light

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 3, 2008
Published: April 7, 2008

Citation
Damian Goldring, Uriel Levy, Ido E. Dotan, Alexander Tsukernik, Mark Oksman, Idan Rubin, Yaara David, and David Mendlovic, "Experimental measurement of quality factor enhancement using slow light modes in one dimensional photonic crystal," Opt. Express 16, 5585-5595 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-8-5585


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