TITLE

Ultrafast plasmonics using transparent conductive oxide hybrids in the epsilon-near-zero regime

AUTHOR(S)
Traviss, Daniel; Bruck, Roman; Mills, Ben; Abb, Martina; Muskens, Otto L.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/25/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p121112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The dielectric response of transparent conductive oxides near the bulk plasmon frequency is characterized by a refractive index less than vacuum. In analogy with x-ray optics, it is shown that this regime results in total external reflection and air-guiding of light. In addition, the strong reduction of the wavevector in the indium-tin oxide below that of free space enables a new surface plasmon polariton mode which can be excited without requiring a prism or grating coupler. Ultrafast control of the surface plasmon polariton mode is achieved with a modulation amplitude reaching 20%.
ACCESSION #
86446859

 

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