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
Article numberFF2B.2
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

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