A. Fuchida, A. Matsutani, and F. Koyama, "Switching Characteristics of 30μm×30μm Compact Optical Switch with Slowing Light,"
in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference,
OSA Technical Digest
(Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh2A.15.
Slowing light enables us to realize giant equivalent index changes. We demonstrated a 30μm×30μm slow light optical switch with a large bending angle of 30 degrees. The switching speed is as fast as 8.0 nsec.