Scattering properties of one-dimensional non-hermitian dispersive heterostructures

O. V. Shramkova, K. G. Makris, Georgios Tsironis, D. N. Christodoulides

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


The optical properties of scattering non-Hermitian systems with material dispersion are examined. We demonstrate that an on-average lossy heterostructure can amplify an incident plane wave, and also analyse the exceptional points of the scattering matrix.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2016Oct 21 2016


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
CountryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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