Photonic Topological Zero-Modes in a 2D Lattice

Jiho Noh, Wladimir Benalcazar, Taylor L. Hughes, Mikael C. Rechtsman

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We propose the realization of topological zero-modes in a two-dimensional quantum spin Hall-like photonic topological insulator structure. Unlike topological edge or surface modes, these zero-modes are point-like and thus have two fewer dimensions than their host lattice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberFM3A.2
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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