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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4221–4223

Soliton-plasmon resonances as Maxwell nonlinear bound states

C. Milián, D. E. Ceballos-Herrera, D. V. Skryabin, and A. Ferrando  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 20, pp. 4221-4223 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004221


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Abstract

We demonstrate that soliplasmons (soliton–plasmon bound states) appear naturally as eigenmodes of nonlinear Maxwell’s equations for a metal/Kerr interface. Conservative stability analysis is performed by means of finite element numerical modeling of the time-independent nonlinear Maxwell equations. Dynamical features are in agreement with the presented nonlinear oscillator model.

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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: July 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 4, 2012
Published: October 5, 2012

Citation
C. Milián, D. E. Ceballos-Herrera, D. V. Skryabin, and A. Ferrando, "Soliton-plasmon resonances as Maxwell nonlinear bound states," Opt. Lett. 37, 4221-4223 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-20-4221


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