Experimental realization of a Topological Anderson Insulator

S. Stutzer, 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 publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
Publication statusPublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

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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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Stutzer, S., Rechtsman, M. C., Titum, P., Plotnik, Y., Lumer, Y., Zeuner, J. M., ... Szameit, A. (2015). Experimental realization of a Topological Anderson Insulator. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 [7183175] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..