Photonic band gaps in amorphous waveguide lattices

Alexander Szameit, Mikael Rechtsman, Felix Dreisow, Matthias Heinrich, Robert Keil, Stefan Nolte, Mordechai Segev

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We present, theoretically and experimentally, amorphous photonic lattices exhibiting band-gap and negative effective mass, yet lacking Bragg diffraction. Here, bands comprise of Anderson states, but defect states residing in the gap are always more localized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2010
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2010 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 24 2010Oct 28 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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