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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2507–2522

Variational theory of soliplasmon resonances

A. Ferrando, C. Milián, and D. V. Skryabin  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 9, pp. 2507-2522 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.002507


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Abstract

We present a first-principles derivation of the variational equations describing the dynamics of the interaction of a spatial soliton and a surface plasmon polariton (SPP) propagating along a metal/dielectric interface. The variational ansatz is based on the existence of solutions exhibiting differentiated and spatially resolvable localized soliton and SPP components. These solutions, referred to as soliplasmons, can be physically understood as bound states of a soliton and an SPP, which dispersion relations intersect, allowing resonant interaction between them [Phys. Rev. A 79, 041803 (2009)]. The existence of soliplasmon states and their interesting nonlinear resonant behavior has been validated already by full-vector simulations of the nonlinear Maxwell’s equations, as reported in [Opt. Lett. 37, 4221 (2012)]. Here, we provide the theoretical analysis of the nonlinear oscillator model introduced in our previous work and present its rigorous derivation. We also provide some extensions of the model to improve its applicability.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: May 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 30, 2013
Published: August 26, 2013

Citation
A. Ferrando, C. Milián, and D. V. Skryabin, "Variational theory of soliplasmon resonances," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 2507-2522 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-9-2507

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