Photonic transitions can induce non-reciprocity and effective gauge field for photons

Shanhui Fan, Kejie Fang, Zongfu Yu

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Abstract

We show that the phase of a dynamic refractive index modulation induces a gauge transformation of the photon wavefunction. This effect can be used to induce non-reciprocity, and to achieve an effective gauge field for photons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFifth International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics, TaCoNa-Photonics 2012
Pages16-17
Number of pages2
Volume1475
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event5th International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics, TaCoNa-Photonics 2012 - Bad Honnef, Germany
Duration: Oct 24 2012Oct 26 2012

Other

Other5th International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics, TaCoNa-Photonics 2012
CountryGermany
CityBad Honnef
Period10/24/1210/26/12

Keywords

  • Dynamic modulation
  • Gauge field
  • Photonic resonator lattice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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