Strain-induced band gap and effective magnetic field in photonic crystals

Mikael C. Rechtsman, Alexander Szameit, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We show that a certain inhomogeneous strain induces an effective magnetic field in photonic crystals that have Dirac points. The magnetic field induces highly degenerate Landau levels and band gaps in between them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
StatePublished - 2012
Event2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

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Other2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

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Photonic crystals
Energy gap
Magnetic fields

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Rechtsman, M. C., Szameit, A., & Segev, M. (2012). Strain-induced band gap and effective magnetic field in photonic crystals. In 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 [6326793]
Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Szameit, Alexander ; Segev, Mordechai. / Strain-induced band gap and effective magnetic field in photonic crystals. 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012. 2012.
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Strain-induced band gap and effective magnetic field in photonic crystals. / Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Szameit, Alexander; Segev, Mordechai.

2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012. 2012. 6326793.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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