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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 631–633

Graphene sustained nonlinear modes in dielectric waveguides

Aldo Auditore, Costantino De Angelis, Andrea Locatelli, Stefano Boscolo, Michele Midrio, Marco Romagnoli, Antonio-Daniele Capobianco, and Gianfranco Nalesso  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 631-633 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.000631


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Abstract

We discuss the existence of nonlinear modes sustained by graphene layers in dielectric waveguides. Taking advantage of the almost two dimensional nature of graphene, we introduce the nonlinear effect as a parameter in the continuity equations. We then apply our modeling to a simple slab waveguide to enlighten how graphene can be used to induce huge nonlinear phase shifts at easily accessible power levels.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2013
Published: February 21, 2013

Citation
Aldo Auditore, Costantino De Angelis, Andrea Locatelli, Stefano Boscolo, Michele Midrio, Marco Romagnoli, Antonio-Daniele Capobianco, and Gianfranco Nalesso, "Graphene sustained nonlinear modes in dielectric waveguides," Opt. Lett. 38, 631-633 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-5-631


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