Young's type interference for probing the mode symmetry in photonic structures

F. Intonti, F. Riboli, N. Caselli, M. Abbarchi, S. Vignolini, D.S. Wiersma, A. Vinattieri, D. Gerace, L.P. Balet, L.H. Li, M. Francardi, A. Gerardino, A. Fiore, M. Gurioli

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A revisited realization of the Young’s double slit experiment is introduced to directly probe the photonic mode symmetry by photoluminescence experiments. We experimentally measure the far field angular emission pattern of quantum dots embedded in photonic molecules. The experimental data well agree with predictions from Young’s interference and numerical simulations. Moreover, the vectorial nature of photonic eigenmodes results in a rather complicated parity property for different polarizations, a feature which has no counterpart in quantum mechanics.
Originele taal-2Engels
Artikelnummer143901
Pagina's (van-tot)1-4
TijdschriftPhysical Review Letters
Volume106
Nummer van het tijdschrift14
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 2011

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