Nonlinear plasmonic amplification via dissipative soliton-plasmon resonances

@article{Ferrando2017NonlinearPA,
  title={Nonlinear plasmonic amplification via dissipative soliton-plasmon resonances},
  author={Albert Ferrando},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  year={2017},
  volume={95},
  pages={013816}
}
  • A. Ferrando
  • Published 7 November 2016
  • Physics
  • Physical Review A
In this contribution we introduce a new strategy for the compensation of plasmonic losses based on a recently proposed nonlinear mechanism: the resonant interaction between surface plasmon polaritons and spatial solitons propagating in parallel along a metal/dielectric/Kerr structure. This mechanism naturally leads to the generation of a quasi-particle excitation, the so-called soliplasmon resonance. We analyze the role played by the effective nonlinear coupling inherent to this system and how… 
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