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Floquet exceptional points and chirality in non-Hermitian Hamiltonians

Stefano Longhi
2017 Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical  
Floquet exceptional points correspond to the coalescence of two (or more) quasi-energies and corresponding Floquet eigenstates of a time-periodic non-Hermitian Hamiltonian. They generally arise when the oscillation frequency satisfies a multiphoton resonance condition. Here we discuss the interplay between Floquet exceptional points and the chiral dynamics observed, over several oscillation cycles, in a wide class of non-Hermitian systems when they are slowly cycled in opposite directions of
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doi:10.1088/1751-8121/aa931f fatcat:l3zfbgdgavgjvobxz2zdw5ttfu