Nonlinear propagation and slow light of surface plasmon polaritons due to ponderomotive forces

Pavel Ginzburg, Alex Hayat, Nikolai Berkovitch, Meir Orenstein

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Abstract

Nonlinear dispersion equation of SPP propagating on a metal film is derived. Highpower SPP exhibits "slow light" properties before its cutoff point due to ponderomotive repulsion of conduction electrons from the high-intensity regions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 21 Oct 200824 Oct 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period21/10/0824/10/08

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