Parity-time (PT) symmetric topological interface states

Steffen Weimann, Mikael C. Rechtsman, Yonatan Plotnik, Yaakov Lumer, Konstantinos G. Makris, Mordechai Segev, Alexander Szameit

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Abstract

We demonstrate theoretically and experimentally topological interface states in a passive effective PT-symmetric dimerized waveguide array. The PT-symmetric system has unbroken PT symmetry: all eigenvalues in the spectrum are real, despite the system's non-Hermiticity.

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
StatePublished - 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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Interface states
parity
Waveguides
eigenvalues
waveguides
symmetry

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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Weimann, S., Rechtsman, M. C., Plotnik, Y., Lumer, Y., Makris, K. G., Segev, M., & Szameit, A. (2015). Parity-time (PT) symmetric topological interface states. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 [7183262] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..
Weimann, Steffen ; Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Plotnik, Yonatan ; Lumer, Yaakov ; Makris, Konstantinos G. ; Segev, Mordechai ; Szameit, Alexander. / Parity-time (PT) symmetric topological interface states. 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest).
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Parity-time (PT) symmetric topological interface states. / Weimann, Steffen; Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Plotnik, Yonatan; Lumer, Yaakov; Makris, Konstantinos G.; Segev, Mordechai; Szameit, Alexander.

2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 7183262 (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August).

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Weimann S, Rechtsman MC, Plotnik Y, Lumer Y, Makris KG, Segev M et al. Parity-time (PT) symmetric topological interface states. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7183262. (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest).