Unidirectional soliton-like edge modes in nonlinear floquet topological insulators

Sebabrata Mukherjee, Mikael C. Rechtsman

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We present the first realization of soliton-like unidirectional edge modes on photonic Floquet topological insulators. These nonlinear modes radiate power at a finite and controllable rate because of the intrinsic gaplessness of the topological spectrum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberFTh4H.6
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: May 9 2021May 14 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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