3 years ago

Polariton chimeras: Bose condensates with intrinsic chaoticity and spontaneous long-range ordering.

S. S. Gavrilov

The system of cavity polaritons driven by a plane electromagnetic wave is found to undergo the spontaneous breaking of spatial symmetry, which results in a lifted phase locking with respect to the driving field and, consequently, in the possibility of internal ordering. In particular, periodic spin and intensity patterns arise in polariton wires; they exhibit strong long-range order and can serve as media for signal transmission. Such patterns have the properties of dynamical chimeras: they are formed spontaneously in perfectly homogeneous media and can be partially chaotic. The reported new mechanism of chimera formation requires neither time-delayed feedback loops nor non-local interactions.

Publisher URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1706.04662

DOI: arXiv:1706.04662v3

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