Anderson localization of near-visible light in two dimensions
Authors: Riboli F., Barthelemy P., Vignolini S., Intonti F., De Rossi A., Combrie S., Wiersma D.
Autors Affiliation: European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy (LENS) and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche–Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (CNR–INO), I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy;
THALES Research and Technology, F-91767 Palaiseau Cedex, France
Abstract: We report on the observation of Anderson localization of near-visible light in two-dimensional systems. Our structures consist of planar waveguides in which disorder is introduced by randomly placing pores with controlled diameter and density. We show how to design structures in which localization can be observed and describe both the realization of the materials and the actual observation of Anderson localized modes by near-field scanning microscopy. (C) 2011 Optical Society of America
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 36 (2) Pages from: 127 to: 129
More Information: We wish to thank J. Bertolotti, K. Vynck, and M. Gurioli for fruitful discussions and the use of equipment, and NoE on Nanophotonics for its support. A. De Rossi and S. Combrie acknowledge the support of European Commission (EC) Project GOSPEL (219299).DOI: 10.1364/OL.36.000127Citations: 42data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2019-11-10References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here