Spawning Rings of Exceptional Points out of Dirac Cones

Bo Zhen*, Chia Wei Hsu*, Yuichi Igarashi*, Ling Lu, Ido Kaminer, Adi Pick, Song Liang Chua, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljačić

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We demonstrate that an accidental Dirac cone can evolve into a ring of exceptional points in a photonic crystal slab. Radiation fundamentally changes the band structure even though there is no material loss and gain.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2015
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventLaser Science, LS 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceLaser Science, LS 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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Publisher Copyright:
© OSA 2015.


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