Modulational instability and solitary waves in polariton topological insulators

  title={Modulational instability and solitary waves in polariton topological insulators},
  author={Yaroslav V. Kartashov and Dmitry V. Skryabin},
Optical microcavities supporting exciton–polariton quasi-particles offer one of the most powerful platforms for the investigation of the rapidly developing area of topological photonics in general, and of photonic topological insulators in particular. Energy bands of the microcavity polariton graphene are readily controlled by a magnetic field and influenced by the spin-orbit (SO) coupling effects, a combination leading to the formation of linear unidirectional edge states in polariton… Expand
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  • Y. Kartashov, D. Skryabin
  • Physics
  • 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC)
  • 2017
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