Rashba effective spin-orbit coupling in photonic lattices

Y. Plotnik, M. C. Rechtsman, S. Stützer, Y. Lumer, S. Nolte, A. Szameit, M. Segev

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We demonstrate theoretically and experimentally the Rashba effect using light in two "counterpropagating" photonic lattices. We observe breaking of inversion symmetry in the resulting band structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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