Band gaps in amorphous photonic lattices

Mikael C. Rechtsman, Alexander Szameit, Felix Dreisow, Matthias Heinrich, Robert Keil, Stefan Nolte, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We present, theoretically and experimentally, amorphous photonic lattices exhibiting band gap and negative effective mass, yet lacking Bragg diffraction. Here, bands comprise of Anderson states, but defect states residing in the gap are always more localized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

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OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

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Optical lattices
Energy gap
Diffraction
photonics
Defects
defects
diffraction

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Rechtsman, M. C., Szameit, A., Dreisow, F., Heinrich, M., Keil, R., Nolte, S., & Segev, M. (2010). Band gaps in amorphous photonic lattices. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Szameit, Alexander ; Dreisow, Felix ; Heinrich, Matthias ; Keil, Robert ; Nolte, Stefan ; Segev, Mordechai. / Band gaps in amorphous photonic lattices. Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010. 2010.
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Band gaps in amorphous photonic lattices. / Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Szameit, Alexander; Dreisow, Felix; Heinrich, Matthias; Keil, Robert; Nolte, Stefan; Segev, Mordechai.

Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010. 2010.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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