Extreme twists of light in photonic crystal waveguides

I. Palstra, N. D. Kosters, F. Alpeggiani, L. Kuipers

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We demonstrate that superchiral near fields, fields that are essentially more twisted than circularly polarized light, exist above conventional silicon photonic crystal waveguides. We envision using these fields to accurately sense chiral molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F66-FiO 2017
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-943580-33-0
ISBN (Print) 978-155752820-9
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: 18 Sep 201721 Sep 2017


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
CountryUnited States

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