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Title: Bose Glass and Superfluid Phases of Cavity Polaritons

Abstract

We report the calculation of cavity exciton-polariton phase diagram including realistic structural disorder. With increasing density polaritons first undergo a quasiphase transition toward a Bose glass: the condensate is localized in at least one minimum of the disorder potential. A further increase of the density leads to a percolation process of the polariton fluid giving rise to a Kosterlitz-Thouless phase transition toward superfluidity. The spatial representation of the condensate wave function as well as the spectrum of elementary excitations are obtained from the Gross-Pitaevskii equation for all the phases.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. LASMEA, CNRS-Universite Blaise Pascal, 24 Avenue des Landais, 63177 Aubiere Cedex (France)
  2. A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, 194021 St. Petersburg (Russian Federation)
  3. ICCMP, Universidade de Brasilia, 70919-970 Brasilia-DF (Brazil)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20951381
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 20; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.206402; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CONDENSATES; EQUATIONS; EXCITATION; EXCITONS; GLASS; PHASE DIAGRAMS; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; POLARONS; POTENTIALS; SUPERFLUIDITY; WAVE FUNCTIONS

Citation Formats

Malpuech, G., Solnyshkov, D. D., Ouerdane, H., Glazov, M. M., and Shelykh, I. Bose Glass and Superfluid Phases of Cavity Polaritons. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.206402.
Malpuech, G., Solnyshkov, D. D., Ouerdane, H., Glazov, M. M., & Shelykh, I. Bose Glass and Superfluid Phases of Cavity Polaritons. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.206402.
Malpuech, G., Solnyshkov, D. D., Ouerdane, H., Glazov, M. M., and Shelykh, I. Fri . "Bose Glass and Superfluid Phases of Cavity Polaritons". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.206402.
@article{osti_20951381,
title = {Bose Glass and Superfluid Phases of Cavity Polaritons},
author = {Malpuech, G. and Solnyshkov, D. D. and Ouerdane, H. and Glazov, M. M. and Shelykh, I.},
abstractNote = {We report the calculation of cavity exciton-polariton phase diagram including realistic structural disorder. With increasing density polaritons first undergo a quasiphase transition toward a Bose glass: the condensate is localized in at least one minimum of the disorder potential. A further increase of the density leads to a percolation process of the polariton fluid giving rise to a Kosterlitz-Thouless phase transition toward superfluidity. The spatial representation of the condensate wave function as well as the spectrum of elementary excitations are obtained from the Gross-Pitaevskii equation for all the phases.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.206402},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 20,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri May 18 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Fri May 18 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}