Creation of Semi-Dirac Photons Through Topological Phase Transitions in Photonic Honeycomb Lattices

Year: 2018

Authors: Milicevic M., Montambaux G., Ozawa T., Lemaitre A., Le Gratiet L., Sagnes I., Bloch J., Amo A.

Autors Affiliation: Univ Paris Saclay, Univ Paris Sud, CNRS, Ctr Nanosci & Nanotechnol,C2N Marcoussis, F-91460 Marcoussis, France; Univ Paris Sud, CNRS, UMR 8502, Lab Phys Solids, F-91405 Orsay, France; Univ Trento, INO CNR BEC Ctr, I-38123 Povo, Italy; Univ Trento, Dipartimento Fis, I-38123 Povo, Italy; Univ Lille, CNRS, UMR 8523, Phys Lasers Atomes & Mol PhLAM, F-59000 Lille, France

Abstract: Tuning the band structure of photonic Dirac materials allows engineering novel optical properties. We use photonic honeycomb lattices to tailor semi-Dirac photons that combine zero, finite and infinite effective masses.

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