Topological insulator lasers

Miguel A. Bandres, Gal Harari, Steffen Wittek, Yaakov Lumer, H. Hodaei, M. Parto, P. Aleahmad, Mikael C. Rechtsman, Y. D. Chong, Demetri N. Christodoulides, Mercedeh Khajavikhan, Mordechai Segev

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


We present, in theory and experiments, the first Topological Insulator Lasers: lasers where the cavity acts as a "superconductor for light", maintaining slope high efficiency even in the presence of defects and disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics, NLO 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9780960038060
StatePublished - 2017
EventNonlinear Optics, NLO 2017 - Waikoloa, United States
Duration: Jul 17 2017Jul 21 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F54-NLO 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherNonlinear Optics, NLO 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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