Bulk optical measurement of topological numbers in photonic lattices with a non-Hermitian system

Julia M. Zeuner, Mikael C. Rechtsman, Yaakov Lumer, Yonatan Plotnik, Stefan Nolte, Mordechai Segev, Alexander Szameit

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Abstract

Topological insulators have been recently extended to photonics; however, the measurement of their topological invariant has been limited to probing edge states, an indirect measure. Here we optically measure a topological invariant using only bulk information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Other

Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/8/146/13/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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