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.
|Title of host publication||ADVANCES IN SLOW AND FAST LIGHT III|
|Editors||SM Shahriar, PR Hemmer|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
Conference on Advances in Slow and Fast Light III, San Francisco, CA, JAN 25-26, 2010