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

Liad Levi, Mikael 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 publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

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

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Levi, L., Rechtsman, M., Freedman, B., Schwartz, T., Manela, O., & Segev, M. (2010). Disorder-enhanced transport in photonic quasi-crystals: Anderson Localization and delocalization. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).