Stopped light mediated by mode transitions in hyperbolic waveguides

Pilar Pujol-Closa, Jordi Gomis-Bresco, J. Sebastián Gómez-Díaz, David Artigas

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We show that symmetric three layer waveguides with Type II hyperbolic metamaterials lack cut-off. Instead, modes transit from parallel to orthogonal propagation with respect to the optical axis. This transition process results in stopped light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 15 2019Sep 19 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F144-FiO 2019


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO_2019
CountryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Pujol-Closa, P., Gomis-Bresco, J., Gómez-Díaz, J. S., & Artigas, D. (2019). Stopped light mediated by mode transitions in hyperbolic waveguides. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO_2019 [JTu4A.4] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F144-FiO 2019). OSA - The Optical Society.