Topological protection of quantum states in silicon

A. Blanco-Redondo, B. Bell, M. J. Collins, M. Rechstman, M. Segev, B. J. Eggleton

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We show topological waveguiding of single and correlated photons generated in a spatially modulated array of silicon nanowires. These are the first experiments with correlated quantum states in any topological photonic system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Applications and Technology 2016
Subtitle of host publicationTechnical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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    Blanco-Redondo, A., Bell, B., Collins, M. J., Rechstman, M., Segev, M., & Eggleton, B. J. (2016). Topological protection of quantum states in silicon. In CLEO: Applications and Technology 2016: Technical Digest [JTh4A.1 ] Washington, D.C.: Optical Society of America (OSA).