Abstract

In this communication, I respond to the Comment of Aleksandrov and Zapasskii [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2643 (2012)].

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  1. E. Alexandrov and V. Zapasskii, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: comment” 29, 2643 (2012).
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
  8. P. Wu and D. V. G. L. N. Rao, “Controllable snail-paced light in biological bacteriorhodopsin thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 253601 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
  9. H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
    [CrossRef]
  10. E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
    [CrossRef]
  11. S. E. Schwarz and T. Y. Tan, “Wave interactions in saturable absorbers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 10, 4–7 (1967).
    [CrossRef]
  12. N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).
  13. S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
    [CrossRef]

2012

E. Alexandrov and V. Zapasskii, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: comment” 29, 2643 (2012).

2011

R. W. Boyd, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]” 28, A38A44 (2011).

E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
[CrossRef]

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2009

R. W. Boyd, “Slow and fast light: fundamentals and applications,” J. Mod. Opt. 56, 1908–1915 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2007

G. Piredda and R. W. Boyd, “Slow light by means of coherent population oscillations: laser linewidth effects,” J. Eur. Opt. Soc. 2, 07004 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006

H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005

J. Moerk, R. Kjaer, M. van der Poel, and K. Yvind, “Slow light in a semiconductor waveguide at gigahertz frequencies,” Opt. Express 13, 8136–8145 (2005).
[CrossRef]

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. Wu and D. V. G. L. N. Rao, “Controllable snail-paced light in biological bacteriorhodopsin thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 253601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004

1967

S. E. Schwarz and T. Y. Tan, “Wave interactions in saturable absorbers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 10, 4–7 (1967).
[CrossRef]

1966

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Adibi, A.

H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Alexandrov, E.

E. Alexandrov and V. Zapasskii, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: comment” 29, 2643 (2012).

Ambartsumyan, R. V.

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Baldit, E.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Basov, N. G.

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Bencheikh, K.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Boyd, R. W.

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

R. W. Boyd, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]” 28, A38A44 (2011).

R. W. Boyd, “Slow and fast light: fundamentals and applications,” J. Mod. Opt. 56, 1908–1915 (2009).
[CrossRef]

G. Piredda and R. W. Boyd, “Slow light by means of coherent population oscillations: laser linewidth effects,” J. Eur. Opt. Soc. 2, 07004 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Cabrera-Granado, E.

E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Calderon, O. G.

E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Chang, S.

Chang-Hasnain, C.

Chuang, S.

Diaz, E.

E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Franke-Arnold, S.

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Gibson, G.

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Huang, J.

H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Kjaer, R.

Kryukov, P. G.

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Ku, P.

Letokhov, V. S.

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Levenson, J. A.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Li, T.

Moerk, J.

Monnier, P.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Padgett, M. J.

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Palinginis, P.

Piredda, G.

G. Piredda and R. W. Boyd, “Slow light by means of coherent population oscillations: laser linewidth effects,” J. Eur. Opt. Soc. 2, 07004 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Rao, D. V. G. L. N.

P. Wu and D. V. G. L. N. Rao, “Controllable snail-paced light in biological bacteriorhodopsin thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 253601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rouget, V.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Schwarz, S. E.

S. E. Schwarz and T. Y. Tan, “Wave interactions in saturable absorbers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 10, 4–7 (1967).
[CrossRef]

Sedgwick, F.

Tan, T. Y.

S. E. Schwarz and T. Y. Tan, “Wave interactions in saturable absorbers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 10, 4–7 (1967).
[CrossRef]

Tseng, H.-Y.

H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
[CrossRef]

van der Poel, M.

Wang, H.

Wu, P.

P. Wu and D. V. G. L. N. Rao, “Controllable snail-paced light in biological bacteriorhodopsin thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 253601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Yvind, K.

Zapasskii, V.

E. Alexandrov and V. Zapasskii, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: comment” 29, 2643 (2012).

Zuev, V. S.

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Appl. Phys. B

H.-Y. Tseng, J. Huang, and A. Adibi, “Expansion of the relative time delay by switching between slow and fast light using coherent population oscillation with semiconductors,” Appl. Phys. B 85, 493–501 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett.

S. E. Schwarz and T. Y. Tan, “Wave interactions in saturable absorbers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 10, 4–7 (1967).
[CrossRef]

J. Eur. Opt. Soc.

G. Piredda and R. W. Boyd, “Slow light by means of coherent population oscillations: laser linewidth effects,” J. Eur. Opt. Soc. 2, 07004 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt.

R. W. Boyd, “Slow and fast light: fundamentals and applications,” J. Mod. Opt. 56, 1908–1915 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. Lett.

E. Baldit, K. Bencheikh, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and V. Rouget, “Ultraslow light propagation in an inhomogeneously broadened rare-earth ion-doped crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 143601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. Wu and D. V. G. L. N. Rao, “Controllable snail-paced light in biological bacteriorhodopsin thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 253601 (2005).
[CrossRef]

E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon, “Slow light in molecular-aggregate nanofilms,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 013901 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Science

S. Franke-Arnold, G. Gibson, R. W. Boyd, and M. J. Padgett, “Rotary photon drag enhanced by a slow light medium,” Science 333, 65–67 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Sov. Phys. JETP

N. G. Basov, R. V. Ambartsumyan, V. S. Zuev, P. G. Kryukov, and V. S. Letokhov, “Nonlinear amplification of light pulses,” Sov. Phys. JETP 23, 16–22 (1966).

Other

E. Alexandrov and V. Zapasskii, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]: comment” 29, 2643 (2012).

R. W. Boyd, “Material slow light and structural slow light: similarities and differences for nonlinear optics [Invited]” 28, A38A44 (2011).

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