Transverse electric surface mode in atomically thin Boron-Nitride.

  title={Transverse electric surface mode in atomically thin Boron-Nitride.},
  author={Michele Merano},
  journal={Optics letters},
  volume={41 11},
  • M. Merano
  • Published 14 March 2016
  • Physics
  • Optics letters
The spatial confinement and the propagation length of surface waves in a single-layer two-dimensional atomic crystal are analyzed in terms of its surface susceptibility and its surface conductivity. Based on the values of these macroscopic parameters, extracted from experimental observations, it is confirmed that graphene supports a transverse magnetic nonradiating surface mode in the ultraviolet spectral region while a single-layer hexagonal Boron-Nitride is predicted to support a transverse… 

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