Electrical excitation of plasmons in graphene through the 2D Čerenkov effect

Ido Kaminer, Yaniv Tenenbaum Katan, Hrvoje Buljan, Yichen Shen, Ognjen Ilic, Josue J. Lopez, Liang Jie Wong, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljacic

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Abstract

We show that charge carriers flowing inside graphene can emit graphene plasmons (GPs) through a 2D Čerenkov effect (ČE), providing a highly efficient, tunable, and ultrafast conversion mechanism from electrical signal to plasmonic excitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 16 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Other

Other2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/5/166/10/16

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