Observation of spontaneous symmetry breaking in nanostructures

Mohsen Rahmani, Maxim R Shcherbakov, Alexander S Shorokhov, Andrey Miroshnichenko, Ben Hopkins, Rocio Camacho Morales, Andrey Fedyanin, Yuri Kivshar, Dragomir Neshev

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    Abstract

    We observe the signature of spontaneous symmetry breaking in rotationally symmetric gold oligomers with isotropic far-field response. Oligomers exhibit varied near-fields for various incident-polarizations, leading to the symmetry breaking detected via second harmonic generation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
    Place of PublicationUnited States
    PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
    Pages-
    Editionpeer reviewed
    ISBN (Print)9781943580170
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    Event2016 OSA Photonics and Fiber Technology Conference - Sydney, Australia, Australia
    Duration: 1 Jan 2016 → …

    Conference

    Conference2016 OSA Photonics and Fiber Technology Conference
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Period1/01/16 → …
    OtherSeptember 5-8 2016

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