Disorder-enhanced transport in photonic quasi-crystals: Anderson localization and delocalization

Liad Levi*, Mikael Rechtsman, Barak Freedman, Tal Schwartz, Ofer Manela, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally that disorder enhances transport of waves in Penrose-type photonic quasicrystals. Increasing disorder gives rise to a transition from "bumpy ride" to diffusive transport.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

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