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Ensembles of single-molecule picocavities as nonlinear optical metamaterials

  title={Ensembles of single-molecule picocavities as nonlinear optical metamaterials},
  author={Felipe Herrera and Marina Litinskaya},
Strong coupling with single molecules in plasmonic picocavities has emerged as a resource for room-temperature quantum control with nanoscale light. Tip-based nanoprobes can measure the local dynamics of individual molecular picocavities, but the overhead associated with sampling an inhomogeneous picocavity distribution can be challenging for scalability. We propose a macroscopic approach in which an ensemble of molecular picocavities acts as a nonlinear plasmonic metamaterial. Using a quantum… 

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