# Synthetic Landau levels for photons

@article{Schine2016SyntheticLL, title={Synthetic Landau levels for photons}, author={N. Schine and A. Ryou and A. Gromov and A. Sommer and J. Simon}, journal={Nature}, year={2016}, volume={534}, pages={671-675} }

Synthetic photonic materials are an emerging platform for exploring the interface between microscopic quantum dynamics and macroscopic material properties. Photons experiencing a Lorentz force develop handedness, providing opportunities to study quantum Hall physics and topological quantum science. Here we present an experimental realization of a magnetic field for continuum photons. We trap optical photons in a multimode ring resonator to make a two-dimensional gas of massive bosons, and then… Expand

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