We demonstrate broadband slow light through adiabatic nanofocusing of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) on a conical tip. A few femtosecond group delay for nanofocused pulses is found, corresponding to an SPP velocity of less than 0.2c at the apex of the tip.

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