Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Slow-light dispersion engineering of photonic crystal waveguides using selective microfluidic infiltration

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate dispersion engineering of slow light photonic crystal (PhC) waveguides using selective infiltration of the first two rows of air holes with high index ionic liquids. The infiltrated PhC waveguide exhibits a dispersion window of 3 nm with a nearly constant group velocity of c/80 that depends on the liquid physical properties. We investigate how the effective refractive index changes in time due to the dynamics of the liquids in the holes. This demonstration highlights the versatility, flexibility, and tunability offered by optofluidics in PhC circuits.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Dispersion engineering of slow light photonic crystal waveguides using microfluidic infiltration

M. Ebnali-Heidari, C. Grillet, C. Monat, and B. J. Eggleton
Opt. Express 17(3) 1628-1635 (2009)

Reconfigurable photonic crystal waveguides created by selective liquid infiltration

A. Casas Bedoya, P. Domachuk, C. Grillet, C. Monat, E.C. Mägi, E. Li, and B. J. Eggleton
Opt. Express 20(10) 11046-11056 (2012)

Wideband and low-dispersion engineered slow light using liquid infiltration of a modified photonic crystal waveguide

Mohammad Pourmand, Arash Karimkhani, and Fakhroddin Nazari
Appl. Opt. 55(35) 10060-10066 (2016)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Supplementary Material (1)

Media 1: AVI (174 KB)     

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Metrics

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved