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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1179–1181

Subwavelength vortical plasmonic lattice solitons

Fangwei Ye, Dumitru Mihalache, Bambi Hu, and Nicolae C. Panoiu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1179-1181 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001179


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Abstract

We present a theoretical study of vortical plasmonic lattice solitons, which form in two-dimensional arrays of metallic nanowires embedded into nonlinear media with both focusing and defocusing Kerr nonlinearities. Their existence, stability, and subwavelength spatial confinement are investigated in detail.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2011
Published: March 25, 2011

Citation
Fangwei Ye, Dumitru Mihalache, Bambi Hu, and Nicolae C. Panoiu, "Subwavelength vortical plasmonic lattice solitons," Opt. Lett. 36, 1179-1181 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-7-1179


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