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Coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROW)

Scheuer, Jacob and Poon, Joyce K. S. and Paloczi, George T. and Yariv, Amnon (2005) Coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROW). In: Advanced Optical and Quantum Memories and Computing II. Proceedings of SPIE. No.5735. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 52-59. ISBN 0819457094.

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We investigate theoretically and experimentally the characteristics, performance and possible applications of coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROWs). The ability to engineer the dispersion properties of a CROW and especially the ability to realize ultra-slow group velocities paves the way for various applications such as delay lines, optical memories and all-optical switching. Simple analytic expressions for the time delay, usable bandwidth and overall losses in CROW delay lines are derived and compared to exact numerical simulation. Good quantitative agreement is found between the theoretical transmission function obtained by transfer matrix formalism and the measurement of a CROW interferometer realized in polymer material.

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Additional Information:© 2005 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). This research was supported by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Office for Scientific Research.
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Official Citation:Jacob Scheuer, Joyce K. S. Poon, George T. Paloczi, Amnon Yariv, "Coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROW)", Proc. SPIE 5735, Advanced Optical and Quantum Memories and Computing II, (4 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.602589;
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