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Constructing three-dimensional photonic topological insulator using two-dimensional ring resonator lattice with a synthetic frequency dimension

@article{Lin2018ConstructingTP,
  title={Constructing three-dimensional photonic topological insulator using two-dimensional ring resonator lattice with a synthetic frequency dimension},
  author={Qian Lin and Xiao-Qi Sun and Meng Xiao and Shou-Cheng Zhang and Shanhui Fan},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2018}
}
In the development of topological photonics, achieving three dimensional topological insulators is of significant interest since it enables the exploration of new topological physics with photons, and promises novel photonic devices that are robust against disorders in three dimensions. Previous theoretical proposals towards three dimensional topological insulators utilize complex geometries that are challenging to implement. Here, based on the concept of synthetic dimension, we show that a two… 

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