Parity-time (PT)-symmetric optical microcavities

Bo Peng, Sahin Ozdemir, Shanhui Fan, Franco Nori, Mariagiovanna Gianfreda, Carl M. Bender, Lan Yang

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Abstract

We report the first demonstration of PT-symmetry and its breaking in a system of two directly-coupled on-chip whispering-gallery-mode microresonators[1]. We observed strong nonreciprocity due to strong-field localization and enhanced nonlinearity in the broken PTsymmetry phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/8/146/13/14

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Whispering gallery modes
Microcavities
whispering gallery modes
broken symmetry
parity
Demonstrations
nonlinearity
chips

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Peng, B., Ozdemir, S., Fan, S., Nori, F., Gianfreda, M., Bender, C. M., & Yang, L. (2014). Parity-time (PT)-symmetric optical microcavities. In CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of American (OSA).
Peng, Bo ; Ozdemir, Sahin ; Fan, Shanhui ; Nori, Franco ; Gianfreda, Mariagiovanna ; Bender, Carl M. ; Yang, Lan. / Parity-time (PT)-symmetric optical microcavities. CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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Peng, B, Ozdemir, S, Fan, S, Nori, F, Gianfreda, M, Bender, CM & Yang, L 2014, Parity-time (PT)-symmetric optical microcavities. in CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Optical Society of American (OSA), CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014, San Jose, CA, United States, 6/8/14.

Parity-time (PT)-symmetric optical microcavities. / Peng, Bo; Ozdemir, Sahin; Fan, Shanhui; Nori, Franco; Gianfreda, Mariagiovanna; Bender, Carl M.; Yang, Lan.

CLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2014. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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