Resonant Plasmon-soliton interaction

  title={Resonant Plasmon-soliton interaction},
  author={Konstantin Y. Bliokh and Y. P. Bliokh and Albert Ferrando},
  journal={Physical Review A},
We describe an effective resonant interaction between two localized wave modes of different nature: a plasmon polariton at a metal surface and a self-focusing beam (spatial soliton) in a nonlinear dielectric medium. Propagating in the same direction, they represent an exotic coupled-waveguide system, where the resonant interaction is controlled by the soliton amplitude. This nonlinear system manifests hybridized plasmon-soliton eigenmodes, mutual conversion, and nonadiabatic switching, which… 

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