Prediction and realization of a photonic topological phase transition

Jonathan Guglielmon, Sheng Huang, Kevin Chen, Mikael C. Rechtsman

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Abstract

We predict a topological phase transition for paraxial light propagating through an array of evanescently-coupled helical waveguides. As a result of the transition, we observe a topological edge mode reverse its transverse propagation direction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F42-CLEO_QELS 2017

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/14/175/19/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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