Observation of an effective magnetic field for light

Lawrence D. Tzuang, Kejie Fang, Paulo Nussenzveig, Shanhui Fan, Michal Lipson

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Abstract

We observe an effective magnetic field for photons using an on-chip silicon-based Ramsey-type interferometer. This interferometer generates a direction-dependent phase which corresponds to a magnetic field of 0.2 Gauss in an Aharonov-Bohm configuration for electrons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes
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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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    Tzuang, L. D., Fang, K., Nussenzveig, P., Fan, S., & Lipson, M. (2014). Observation of an effective magnetic field for light. Paper presented at 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014, San Jose, United States.