We study propagation losses in slow light photonic crystal waveguides and show that dispersion engineering can reduce the loss. We develop an improved understanding of why and how this occurs and develop an new approach to modeling these devices that provides new design insights.

Understanding the rich physics of light propagation in slow photonic crystal waveguides

MORICHETTI, FRANCESCO;CANCIAMILLA, ANTONIO;TORREGIANI, MATTEO ALDO;MELLONI, ANDREA IVANO;
2010

Abstract

We study propagation losses in slow light photonic crystal waveguides and show that dispersion engineering can reduce the loss. We develop an improved understanding of why and how this occurs and develop an new approach to modeling these devices that provides new design insights.
Proceedings of SPIE vol. 7612
9780819480088
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