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Breaking the symmetry of polarizers

Chengwei Qiu

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 Corresponding author: Chengwei Qiu, chengwei.qiu@nus.edu.sg

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Fig. 1.  (Color online) (a) The difference of mode distribution between PT symmetric and anti-PT symmetric system. (b) The compare between conventional polarizer and chiral polarizer.

[1]
Özdemir Ş K, Rotter S, Nori F, et al. Parity–time symmetry and exceptional points in photonics. Nat Mater, 2019, 18, 783 doi: 10.1038/s41563-019-0304-9
[2]
Doppler J, Mailybaev A A, Böhm J, et al. Dynamically encircling an exceptional point for asymmetric mode switching. Nature, 2016, 537, 76 doi: 10.1038/nature18605
[3]
Yoon J W, Choi Y, Hahn C, et al. Time-asymmetric loop around an exceptional point over the full optical communications band. Nature, 2018, 562, 86 doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0523-2
[4]
Liu Q J, Li S Y, Wang B, et al. Efficient mode transfer on a compact silicon chip by encircling moving exceptional points. Phys Rev Lett, 2020, 124, 153903 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.153903
[5]
Li A D, Dong J J, Wang J, et al. Hamiltonian hopping for efficient chiral mode switching in encircling exceptional points. Phys Rev Lett, 2020, 125, 187403 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.187403
[6]
Hassan A U, Zhen B, Soljačić M, et al. Dynamically encircling exceptional points: Exact evolution and polarization state conversion. Phys Rev Lett, 2017, 118, 093002 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.093002
[7]
Lopez-Galmiche G, Lopez Aviles H E, Hassan A U, et al. Omnipolarizer action via encirclement of exceptional points. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2020, FM1A.3
[8]
Khurgin J B, Sebbag Y, Edrei E, et al. Emulating exceptional-point encirclements using imperfect (leaky) photonic components: Asymmetric mode-switching and omni-polarizer action. Optica, 2021, 8, 563 doi: 10.1364/OPTICA.412981
[9]
Sun S H, He M B, Xu M Y, et al. Hybrid silicon and lithium niobate modulator. IEEE J Sel Top Quantum Electron, 2021, 27, 1 doi: 10.1109/JSTQE.2020.3036059
[10]
Zhou H L, Zhao Y H, Xu G X, et al. Chip-scale optical matrix computation for PageRank algorithm. IEEE J Sel Top Quantum Electron, 2020, 26, 1 doi: 10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2943347
[11]
Shen Y, Harris N C, Skirlo S, et al. Deep learning with coherent nanophotonic circuits. Nat Photonics, 2017, 11, 441 doi: 10.1038/nphoton.2017.93
[12]
Wei Y X, Zhou H L, Chen Y T, et al. Anti-parity-time symmetry enabled on-chip chiral polarizer. Photon Res, 2021, 10, 76 doi: 10.1364/PRJ.444075
[13]
Zhang X L, Jiang T, Chan C T. Dynamically encircling an exceptional point in anti-parity-time symmetric systems: Asymmetric mode switching for symmetry-broken modes. Light Sci Appl, 2019, 8, 88 doi: 10.1038/s41377-019-0200-8
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    Received: 04 March 2022 Revised: Online: Accepted Manuscript: 15 March 2022Uncorrected proof: 15 March 2022Published: 01 May 2022

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        Chengwei Qiu currently holds Dean’s Chair Professor in National University of Singapore. He has received many awards like MIT TR35@Singapore Award, Young Scientist Award by Singapore National Academy of Science, Faculty Young Research Award in NUS, SPIE Rising Researcher Award, Young Engineering Research Award, Engineering Researcher Award in NUS, World Scientific Medal by Institute of Physics, Singapore, etc. He is known for metasurfacess and optical manipulation. He has published over 380 peer-reviewed journal papers. He was Highly Cited Researchers in 2019, 2020, 2021 by Web of Science, and a Fellow of The Electromagnetics Academy, US. He has been serving in Associate Editor for various journals such as JOSA B, PhotoniX, Photonics Research, and Editor-in-Chief for eLight. He is in Editorial Advisory Board for Laser and Photonics Review, Advanced Optical Materials, and ACS Photonics

      • Corresponding author: chengwei.qiu@nus.edu.sg
      • Received Date: 2022-03-04
      • Accepted Date: 2022-03-11
      • Available Online: 2022-04-27

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