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Ab initio calculation of phonon polaritons in silicon carbide and boron nitride.

  title={Ab initio calculation of phonon polaritons in silicon carbide and boron nitride.},
  author={Nicholas Rivera and Jennifer Coulter and Thomas Christensen and Prineha Narang},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
The ability to use photonic quasiparticles to control electromagnetic energy far below the diffraction limit is a defining paradigm in nanophotonics. An important recent development in this field is the measurement and manipulation of extremely confined phonon-polariton modes in polar dielectrics such as silicon carbide and hexagonal boron nitride, which pave the way for nanophotonics and extreme light-matter interactions in the mid-IR to THz frequency range. To further advance this promising… 

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