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Fractional Quantum Hall States of Photons in an Array of Dissipative Coupled Cavities

Year: 2012

Authors: Umucalilar R.O., Carusotto I.

Autors Affiliation: INO-CNR BEC Center and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita’ di Trento, I-38123 Povo, Italy

Abstract: We report a theoretical study of the collective optical response of a two-dimensional array of nonlinear cavities in the impenetrable photon regime under a strong artificial magnetic field. Taking advantage of the nonequilibrium nature of the photon gas, we propose an experimentally viable all-optical scheme to generate and detect strongly correlated photon states which are optical analogs of the Laughlin states of fractional quantum Hall physics.

Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS

Volume: 108 (20)      Pages from: 206809  to: 206809

More Information: The authors acknowledge financial support from ERC through the QGBE grant.
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.206809

Citations: 141
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