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Bloch oscillations and Zener tunneling in two-dimensional photonic lattices

Trompeter, Henrike; Krolikowski, Wieslaw; Neshev, Dragomir; Desyatnikov, Anton S; Sukhorukov, Andrey; Kivshar, Yuri; Pertsch, Thomas; Peschel, Ulf; Lederer, Falk

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We report on the first experimental observation of photonic Bloch oscillations and Zener tunneling in two-dimensional periodic systems. We study the propagation of an optical beam in a square lattice superimposed on a refractive index ramp.We observe oscillations of the beam inside the first Brilloin zone and tunneling of light from the first to the higher-order bands of the lattice band gap spectrum.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-02-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/773
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/773
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.053903

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