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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1985–1987

Dynamically tuned coupled-resonator delay lines can be nearly dispersion free

Sunil Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, M. F. Yanik, and Shanhui Fan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 13, pp. 1985-1987 (2006)

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We investigate dispersion effects in dynamically tuned, coupled-resonator delay lines. Provided that the system is tuned to a zero-bandwidth state, a signal can be delayed indefinitely with almost no dispersion. We present a theoretical analysis of such a light-stopping system and verify the results using numerical simulations.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: February 24, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 3, 2006

Sunil Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, M. F. Yanik, and Shanhui Fan, "Dynamically tuned coupled-resonator delay lines can be nearly dispersion free," Opt. Lett. 31, 1985-1987 (2006)

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