Abstract

In this paper, a novel flatband slow light device with low group velocity dispersion (GVD) is presented in an ellipse-hole photonic crystal (PC) line-defect waveguide. Utilizing dispersion engineering in the proposed structure, normalized delay-bandwidth product (NDBP) under a constant group index criterion is significantly improved. A step-by-step optimization process is done on the adjacent rows to the waveguide, which are filled by silica. For optimum case a high NDBP of 0.461 with a group index of 41.86 and a bandwidth of 17.06 nm is obtained by three-dimensional plane-wave expansion method. To the best of our knowledge, this NDBP is one of the highest values in PC waveguides reported to date, in which the group index value is relatively high. The numerical results show that GVD is negligible over a broad wavelength range. Also, optical pulse propagation through the waveguide is performed based on the finite-difference time-domain method. The results indicate that the shape of output pulse experiences a broadening of 2.1% compared with the incoming pulse after traveling a distance of 30a.

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Arpiainen, S.

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N. Ishikura, R. Hosoi, R. Hayakawa, T. Tamanuki, M. Shinkawa, and T. Baba, “Photonic crystal tunable slow light device integrated with multi-heaters,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 221110 (2012).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Behroozi, C. H.

L. V. Hau, S. E. Harris, Z. Dutton, and C. H. Behroozi, “Light speed reduction to 17 meters per second in an ultracold atomic gas,” Nature 397, 594–598 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Bigelow, M. S.

M. S. Bigelow, N. N. Lepeshkin, and R. W. Boyd, “Observation of ultraslow light propagation in a ruby crystal at room temperature,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 113903 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Blair, J.

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[CrossRef]

Borel, P. I.

Boyd, R. W.

M. S. Bigelow, N. N. Lepeshkin, and R. W. Boyd, “Observation of ultraslow light propagation in a ruby crystal at room temperature,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 113903 (2003).
[CrossRef]

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Chang-Hasnain, C. J.

Chen, Y.

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[CrossRef]

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Chuang, Sh. L.

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[CrossRef]

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Eggleton, B. J.

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A. Yu. Petrova and M. Eich, “Zero dispersion at small group velocities in photonic crystal waveguides,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4866–4868 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Emami, H.

Fage-Pedersen, J.

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[CrossRef]

Frandsen, L. H.

Fu, K.

Y. Wan, K. Fu, C. Li, and M. Yun, “Improving slow light effect in photonic crystal line defect waveguide by using eye-shaped scatterers,” Opt. Commun. 286, 192–196 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Gao, D.

Ghafoorifard, H.

Gomez-Iglesias, A.

Grillet, C.

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D. Wang, Z. Yu, Y. Liu, X. Guo, and S. Zhou, “Optimization of a two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguide for ultraslow light propagation,” J. Opt. 14, 125101 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Habibiyan, H.

Hamachi, Y.

T. Baba, J. Adachi, N. Ishikura, Y. Hamachi, H. Sasaki, T. Kawasaki, and D. Mori, “Dispersion-controlled slow light in photonic crystal waveguides,” Proc. Jpn. Acad. 85, 443–453 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Hao, R.

R. Hao, E. Cassan, X. Le Roux, D. Gao, V. Do Khanh, L. Vivien, D. Marris-Morini, and X. Zhang, “Improvement of delay-bandwidth product in photonic crystal slow-light waveguides,” Opt. Express 18, 16309–16319 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Hou, D. Gao, H. Wu, R. Hao, and Z. Zhou, “Flat band slow light in symmetric line defect photonic crystal waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1571–1573 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, Y. Chen, J. Blair, H. Kurt, R. Hao, D. S. Citrin, C. J. Summers, and Z. Zhou, “Fabrication of annular photonic crystals by atomic layer deposition and sacrificial etching,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 27, 568–572 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Hau, L. V.

L. V. Hau, S. E. Harris, Z. Dutton, and C. H. Behroozi, “Light speed reduction to 17 meters per second in an ultracold atomic gas,” Nature 397, 594–598 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hayakawa, R.

N. Ishikura, R. Hosoi, R. Hayakawa, T. Tamanuki, M. Shinkawa, and T. Baba, “Photonic crystal tunable slow light device integrated with multi-heaters,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 221110 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Hosoi, R.

N. Ishikura, R. Hosoi, R. Hayakawa, T. Tamanuki, M. Shinkawa, and T. Baba, “Photonic crystal tunable slow light device integrated with multi-heaters,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 221110 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Hosseinpour, M.

Hou, J.

J. Hou, D. Gao, H. Wu, R. Hao, and Z. Zhou, “Flat band slow light in symmetric line defect photonic crystal waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1571–1573 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Huang, S. C.

Ishikura, N.

N. Ishikura, R. Hosoi, R. Hayakawa, T. Tamanuki, M. Shinkawa, and T. Baba, “Photonic crystal tunable slow light device integrated with multi-heaters,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 221110 (2012).
[CrossRef]

T. Baba, J. Adachi, N. Ishikura, Y. Hamachi, H. Sasaki, T. Kawasaki, and D. Mori, “Dispersion-controlled slow light in photonic crystal waveguides,” Proc. Jpn. Acad. 85, 443–453 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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N. Janrao, R. Zafar, and V. Janyani, “Improved design of photonic crystal waveguides with elliptical holes for enhanced slow light performance,” Opt. Eng. 51, 064001 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Janyani, V.

N. Janrao, R. Zafar, and V. Janyani, “Improved design of photonic crystal waveguides with elliptical holes for enhanced slow light performance,” Opt. Eng. 51, 064001 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Ji, Y.

Jiang, C.

J. Ma and C. Jiang, “Flatband slow light in asymmetric line-defect photonic crystal waveguide featuring low group velocity and dispersion,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 44, 763–769 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. Wang, J. Ma, and C. Jiang, “Dispersionless slow wave in novel 2-D photonic crystal line defect waveguides,” J. Lightwave Technol. 26, 1381–1386 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Kamali, M.

Karle, T.

Kato, M.

Kawasaki, T.

T. Baba, J. Adachi, N. Ishikura, Y. Hamachi, H. Sasaki, T. Kawasaki, and D. Mori, “Dispersion-controlled slow light in photonic crystal waveguides,” Proc. Jpn. Acad. 85, 443–453 (2009).
[CrossRef]

T. Baba, T. Kawasaki, H. Sasaki, J. Adachi, and D. Mori, “Large delay-bandwidth product and tuning of slow light pulse in photonic crystal coupled waveguide,” Opt. Express 16, 9245–9253 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Krauss, T. F.

Ku, P. Ch.

Kuramochi, E.

Kurt, H.

K. Üstün and H. Kurt, “Slow light structure with enhanced delay-bandwidth product,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 2403–2409 (2012).
[CrossRef]

K. Üstün and H. Kurt, “Ultra slow light achievement in photonic crystals by merging coupled cavities with waveguides,” Opt. Express 18, 21155–21161 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Feng, Y. Chen, J. Blair, H. Kurt, R. Hao, D. S. Citrin, C. J. Summers, and Z. Zhou, “Fabrication of annular photonic crystals by atomic layer deposition and sacrificial etching,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 27, 568–572 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Lavrinenko, A. V.

Le Roux, X.

Lee, C. P.

Lepeshkin, N. N.

M. S. Bigelow, N. N. Lepeshkin, and R. W. Boyd, “Observation of ultraslow light propagation in a ruby crystal at room temperature,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 113903 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Li, C.

Y. Wan, K. Fu, C. Li, and M. Yun, “Improving slow light effect in photonic crystal line defect waveguide by using eye-shaped scatterers,” Opt. Commun. 286, 192–196 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Li, J.

Li, T.

Li, Y.

J. Wu, Y. Li, C. Peng, and Z. Wang, “Wideband and low dispersion slow light in slotted photonic crystal waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 283, 2815–2819 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Lipsanen, H.

M. Mulot, A. Saynatjoki, S. Arpiainen, H. Lipsanen, and J. Ahopelto, “Slow light propagation in photonic crystal waveguides with ring-shaped holes,” J. Opt. A 9, S415–S418 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. Säynätjoki, M. Mulot, J. Ahopelto, and H. Lipsanen, “Dispersion engineering of photonic crystal waveguides with ring-shaped holes,” Opt. Express 15, 8323–8328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Liu, W.

H. Tian, F. Long, W. Liu, and Y. Ji, “Tunable slow light and buffer capability in photonic crystal coupled-cavity waveguides based on electro-optic effect,” Opt. Commun. 285, 2760–2764 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Liu, Y.

D. Wang, Z. Yu, Y. Liu, X. Guo, and S. Zhou, “Optimization of a two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguide for ultraslow light propagation,” J. Opt. 14, 125101 (2012).
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