Nonlinear topological pumping with photons

Marius Jürgensen, Sebabrata Mukherjee, Mikael Rechtsman

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Abstract

We theoretically propose and experimentally demonstrate quantized nonlinear Thouless pumping, despite non-uniform occupation of topological bands; the effect has no analogue in the linear domain. We observe the effect in arrays of coupled waveguides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: May 9 2021May 14 2021

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period5/9/215/14/21

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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