Band gaps in amorphous photonic lattices

Mikael 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 publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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