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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2013
  • pp: 3550–3553

Nonlinear control of absorption in one-dimensional photonic crystal with graphene-based defect

M. A. Vincenti, D. de Ceglia, M. Grande, A. D’Orazio, and M. Scalora  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 18, pp. 3550-3553 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003550


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Abstract

Perfect, narrow-band absorption is achieved in an asymmetric 1D photonic crystal with a monolayer graphene defect. Thanks to the large third-order nonlinearity of graphene and field localization in the defect layer we demonstrate the possibility to achieve controllable, saturable absorption for the pump frequency.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2013
Published: September 5, 2013

Citation
M. A. Vincenti, D. de Ceglia, M. Grande, A. D’Orazio, and M. Scalora, "Nonlinear control of absorption in one-dimensional photonic crystal with graphene-based defect," Opt. Lett. 38, 3550-3553 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-18-3550


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