Disorder-enhanced transport in photonic quasi-crystals: Anderson localization and delocalization

Liad Levi, Mikael C. Rechtsman, Barak Freedman, Tal Schwartz, Ofer Manela, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally that disorder enhances transport of waves in Penrose-type photonic quasicrystals. Increasing disorder gives rise to a transition from "bumpy ride" to diffusive transport.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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Levi, L., Rechtsman, M. C., Freedman, B., Schwartz, T., Manela, O., & Segev, M. (2010). Disorder-enhanced transport in photonic quasi-crystals: Anderson localization and delocalization. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500533]