Photonic analogies of gravitational attractors

Damian San Roman Alerigi, Mohammad A. Alsunaidi, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, Ahmed Ben Slimane, Yaping Zhang

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In our work we demonstrate a Gaussian-like refractive index mapping to realize light trapping. Our study shows that this centro-symmetrical photonic structure is able to mime the light geodesics described by celestial mechanics. Possible applications are discussed. © 2013 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 Saudi International Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISBN (Print)9781467361958
StatePublished - Jul 11 2013

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