Observation of toroidal light pulses

Apostolos Zdagkas, Yijie Shen, Shankar Pidishety, Nikitas Papasimakis, Nikolay I. Zheludev, Cormac McDonnell, Junhong Deng, Guixin Li, Tal Ellenbogen

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Abstract

We report on the observation of optical and terahertz non-transverse, non-separable electromagnetic pulses of toroidal topology that are propagating counterparts of the localized toroidal dipoles launched from toroidal emitter metasurfaces excited by conventional laser pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 9 May 202114 May 2021

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period9/05/2114/05/21

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