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Magnetic appeal in strained lattice

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Using strain to induce a pseudomagnetic field in a photonic lattice at optical frequencies might bring improvements to fields such as photonic crystal fibres, supercontinuum generation and frequency combs.

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Figure 1: Pseudomagnetic field induced in a strained photonic lattice.

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Lepetit, T. Magnetic appeal in strained lattice. Nature Photon 7, 86–87 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2013.3

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