Experimental realization of a topological Anderson insulator

S. Stützer, M. C. Rechtsman, P. Titum, Y. Plotnik, Y. Lumer, J. M. Zeuner, S. Nolte, G. Refael, N. Lindner, M. Segev, A. Szameit

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate that disorder can induce a topologically non-trivial phase. We implement this "Topological Anderson Insulator" in arrays of evanescently coupled waveguides and demonstrate its unique features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1551p
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - May 4 2015
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Stützer, S., Rechtsman, M. C., Titum, P., Plotnik, Y., Lumer, Y., Zeuner, J. M., Nolte, S., Refael, G., Lindner, N., Segev, M., & Szameit, A. (2015). Experimental realization of a topological Anderson insulator. In CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015 (pp. 1551p). (CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTh3D.2