Realizing effective magnetic field for photons by dynamic modulation

Kejie Fang, Zongfu Yu, Shanhui Fan

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


We find that dynamic modulation of refractive index can induce an effective magnetic field that couples to photons, and show it leads to the circular motion of light beams, and one-way edge modes in a photonic resonator lattice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2012Oct 18 2012

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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