Topological creation and destruction of edge states in photonic graphene

Mikael C. Rechtsman, Yonatan Plotnik, Julia M. Zeuner, Alexander Szameit, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We experimentally and theoretically demonstrate a topological transition in photonic graphene. By applying a uniaxial strain, the system transforms from one that supports states localized on the edge to one that does not.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
StatePublished - 2013
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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