We demonstrate slow light via population oscillation in semiconductor quantum-well structures for the first time. A group velocity as low as 9600 m/s is inferred from the experimentally measured dispersive characteristics. The transparency window exhibits a bandwidth as large as 2 GHz.
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Pei-Cheng Ku, Forrest Sedgwick, Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Phedon Palinginis, Tao Li, Hailin Wang, Shu-Wei Chang, and Shun-Lien Chuang, "Slow light in semiconductor quantum wells," Opt. Lett. 29, 2291-2293 (2004)