Phase-Controlled Bistability of a Dark Soliton Train in a Polariton Fluid
Authors: Goblot V., Nguyen HS., Carusotto I., Galopin E., Lemaitre A., Sagnes I., Amo A., Bloch J
Autors Affiliation: Univ Paris Saclay, Univ Paris Sud, CNRS, Ctr Nanosci & Nanotechnol,Marcoussis C2N, F-91460 Marcoussis, France; Univ Trento, INO CNR BEC Ctr, I-38123 Povo, Italy; Univ Trento, Dipartimento Fis, I-38123 Povo, Italy; Univ Paris Saclay, Ecole Polytech, Dept Phys, F-91128 Palaiseau, France
Abstract: We use a one-dimensional polariton fluid in a semiconductor microcavity to explore the nonlinear dynamics of counterpropagating interacting Bose fluids. The intrinsically driven-dissipative nature of the polariton fluid allows us to use resonant pumping to impose a phase twist across the fluid. When the polariton-polariton interaction energy becomes comparable to the kinetic energy, linear interference fringes transform into a train of solitons. A novel type of bistable behavior controlled by the phase twist across the fluid is experimentally evidenced.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
Volume: 117 (21) Pages from: 217401-1 to: 217401-5
KeyWords: SEMICONDUCTOR MICROCAVITY; QUANTUM FLUID; CONDENSATEDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.217401Citations: 32data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-05-15References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here