Optical amplification at exceptional points

Q. Zhong, S. K. Ozdemir, A. Eisfeld, A. Metelmann, R. El-Ganainy

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We propose a new optical amplifier geometry based on exceptional points. Compared to its standard counterpart device, the proposed structure relaxes the limitation imposed by the gain-bandwidth product.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580576
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 5 2019May 10 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F128-CLEO_QELS 2019


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Zhong, Q., Ozdemir, S. K., Eisfeld, A., Metelmann, A., & El-Ganainy, R. (2019). Optical amplification at exceptional points. In CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2019 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F128-CLEO_QELS 2019). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO-QELS.2019.FTu3B.5