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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3532–3534

Coupled-mode approach to surface plasmon polaritons in nonlinear periodic structures

A. Marini, A. V. Gorbach, and D. V. Skryabin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3532-3534 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003532


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Abstract

We present a coupled-mode theory describing light propagation in an array of nonlinear plasmonic waveguides. Our model predicts a two-band dependence of the propagation constant versus transverse quasi-momentum and existence of discrete and gap plasmon solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2010
Published: October 15, 2010

Citation
A. Marini, A. V. Gorbach, and D. V. Skryabin, "Coupled-mode approach to surface plasmon polaritons in nonlinear periodic structures," Opt. Lett. 35, 3532-3534 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3532


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