Possible realization of directional optical waveguides in photonic crystals with broken time-reversal symmetry

F. D.M. Haldane, S. Raghu

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Abstract

We show how, in principle, to construct analogs of quantum Hall edge states in "photonic crystals" made with nonreciprocal (Faraday-effect) media. These form "one-way waveguides" that allow electromagnetic energy to flow in one direction only.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number013904
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume100
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 10 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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