Session X8: 50 Years of Anderson Localization

2:30 PM–5:30 PM, Thursday, March 19, 2009
Room: 414/415

Sponsoring Unit: FHP
Chair: David Thouless, University of Washington

Abstract ID: BAPS.2009.MAR.X8.3

Abstract: X8.00003 : Anderson Localization of Light

3:42 PM–4:18 PM

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  Mordechai Segev
    (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Photonic lattices are excellent model systems for studying wave localization due to disorder. The recent progress on Anderson Localization of light will be reviewed, including the additional effects of nonlinearity, with an emphasis on the universal features common to all wave systems in nature.

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