Observation of induced transparency and slow light via thermo-optic effect on a silicon chip

M. Clementi, S. Iadanza, S. Schulz, G. Urbinati, D. Gerace, L. O'Faloain, M. Galli

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We demonstrate a novel form of induced transparency and associated slow light due to thermo-optic effect. The phenomenon provides group delay as high as 0.5 µs in a silicon photonic crystal cavity at room temperature.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580910
ISBN (Print)9781665447928
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2021
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
: QELS_Fundamental Science 2021
- San Jose, United States
Duration: 9 May 202114 May 2021

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
ISSN (Print)2160-8989


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Abbreviated titleCLEO
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Internet address


  • Silicon photonics
  • Delays
  • Integrated optics
  • Temperature distribution
  • Slow light
  • Thermal engineering
  • Photonic crystals


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