Negative Goos-Hänchen shift in periodic media

Mikael C. Rechtsman, Yaroslav V. Kartashov, Frank Setzpfandt, Henrike Trompeter, Lluis Torner, Thomas Pertsch, Ulf Peschel, Alexander Szameit

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We show that, under certain conditions, a negative Goos-Hänchen shift-a longitudinal displacement of a totally internally reflected wave packet-occurs in periodic media such as waveguide arrays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4446-4448
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Nov 15 2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Rechtsman, M. C., Kartashov, Y. V., Setzpfandt, F., Trompeter, H., Torner, L., Pertsch, T., ... Szameit, A. (2011). Negative Goos-Hänchen shift in periodic media. Optics Letters, 36(22), 4446-4448.