Rashba effective spin-orbit coupling in photonic lattices

Y. Plotnik, Mikael C. Rechtsman, S. Stützer, Y. Lumer, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, M. Segev

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Abstract

We demonstrate theoretically and experimentally the Rashba effect using light in two "counterpropagating" photonic lattices. We observe breaking of inversion symmetry in the resulting band structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2014-January
StatePublished - 2014
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Other

Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/8/146/13/14

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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    Plotnik, Y., Rechtsman, M. C., Stützer, S., Lumer, Y., Nolte, S., Szameit, A., & Segev, M. (2014). Rashba effective spin-orbit coupling in photonic lattices. In 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 (Vol. 2014-January). [6988443] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..