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Slow light in photonic crystals with loss or gain

Sukhorukov, Andrey; White, Thomas

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We develop a perturbation theory for slow-light photonic-crystal waveguides engineered to suppress group-velocity dispersion, and predict that weak material loss (gain) is enhanced proportionally to the slow-down factor, whereas the attenuation (amplification) rate saturates for loss (gain) exceeding a certain threshold. This happens due to hybridization of propagating and evanescent modes which allows significant intensity enhancement observed in our numerical simulations for photonic crystal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35479
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.880774

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