Experimental observation of topological Z2 exciton-polaritons in transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers

@article{Li2021ExperimentalOO,
  title={Experimental observation of topological Z2 exciton-polaritons in transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers},
  author={Mengyao Li and Ivan S Sinev and Fedor A. Benimetskiy and Tatyana Ivanova and Ekaterina Khestanova and S Kiriushechkina and A Vakulenko and S. Guddala and M. S. Skolnick and Vinod M. Menon and Dmitry Krizhanovskii and Andrea Al{\'u} and Anton K Samusev and Alexander B. Khanikaev},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2021},
  volume={12}
}
The rise of quantum science and technologies motivates photonics research to seek new platforms with strong light-matter interactions to facilitate quantum behaviors at moderate light intensities. Topological polaritons (TPs) offer an ideal platform in this context, with unique properties stemming from resilient topological states of light strongly coupled with matter. Here we explore polaritonic metasurfaces based on 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) as a promising platform for… Expand

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