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Localization of light at vanishingly small disorder-levels with heavy photons

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America OSA
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2015
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

Abstract

We show that the key parameter driving the spatial extent of localized modes formed in randomly-perturbed periodic media near the band edge is the effective photon mass rather than the group index.

Keywords

  • Geometry, Indexes, Microscopy, Nonhomogeneous media, Optical waveguides, Photonics