Photorefractive liquid crystal cells with a spatially varying refractive index are used to couple energy between surface plasmon modes. Presented are details on maximising this energy transfer and the behaviour of our liquid crystal cells.
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S. Abbott, D. C. Smith, K. R. Daly, G. D'Alessandro, and M. Kaczmarek, "Non-linear Control of Surface Plasmon Polaritons with Photorefractive Liquid Crystal Cells," in Nonlinear Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper NTuC5.
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