Unidirectional phase exchange in local PT-symmetric coupled systems

R. El-Ganainy, K. G. Makris, M. A. Miri, D. N. Christodoulides, E. M. Wright

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Abstract

We study the light propagation in z-varying local parity-time symmetric coupled systems. We show that, unlike their conventional counterparts, our analysis predicts a peculiar unidirectional phase exchange.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    El-Ganainy, R., Makris, K. G., Miri, M. A., Christodoulides, D. N., & Wright, E. M. (2012). Unidirectional phase exchange in local PT-symmetric coupled systems. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).