We introduce a new class of non-diffracting surface plasmons: the Airy plasmon. The self bending and self healing behavior of these solutions is analyzed. Schemes for experimental realization and potential applications are discussed.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
A. Salandrino and D. N. Christodoulides, "Airy Plasmon: A Non-Diffracting Surface Wave," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper QMD2.
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