Observation of an effective magnetic field for light

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

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


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)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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