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Graphene Spaser Description by Rate Equations

  title={Graphene Spaser Description by Rate Equations},
  author={Yuriy E. Lozovik and Igor A. Nechepurenko and Alexander V. Dorofeenko and S. P. Merkulova},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
In this paper a surface plasmon polariton laser (spaser), which generates surface plasmons in graphene nanoflake, is considered. The peculiarities of spaser, such as strong material dispersion, require revision of basic laser equations. We provide a full derivation of equations of the spaser dynamics starting from the Maxwell-Bloch equations. Optical Bloch equations and rate equations are obtained and the relation of the equation parameters through the physical ones is given. In the case of… Expand
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