Observation of photonic landau levels in strained honeycomb lattices

O. Jamadi, E. Rozas, M. Milićevic, G. Salerno, T. Ozawa, I. Carusotto, L. Le Gratiet, I. Sagnes, A. Lemaître, A. Harouri, J. Bloch, A. Amo

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Abstract

Photonic resonators consisting of semiconductor coupled micropillars arranged in hexagonal lattices (Fig. 1(a)) provide an excellent platform to study, emulate and control the transport and topological properties of single-layered 2D materials like graphene [1]. The lattices of photonic micropillars allow the control of the onsite energies, nearest-neighbours coupling and direct access to the dispersion and wave functions in simple photoluminescence experiments. Even though photons are barely sensitive to magnetic fields, it has been shown that the engineering of a hopping gradient in a honeycomb lattice creates an artificial valley dependent magnetic field [2]. The intensity of this pseudo-magnetic field is directly proportional to the hopping gradient applied to the lattice.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781728104690
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jun
Externally publishedYes
Event2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 2019 Jun 232019 Jun 27

Publication series

Name2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019

Conference

Conference2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period19/6/2319/6/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Spectroscopy
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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