Dirac physics in a planar silicon photonics device

Matthew J. Collins, Jack Zhang, Richard Bojko, Lukas Chrostowki, Mikael C. Rechtsman

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Abstract

We employ planar silicon photonic crystal "photonic boron nitride" to observe Dirac physics in guided optical modes, by breaking the inversion symmetry of a honeycomb lattice of air holes to open an observable optical bandgap.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAustralian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2016
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580170
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 29 2016
EventAustralian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2016 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: Sep 5 2016Sep 8 2016

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherAustralian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2016
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CitySydney
Period9/5/169/8/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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