Temporal control of graphene plasmons

Josh Wilson, Fadil Santosa, Misun Min, Tony Low

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Electrostatic gating and optical pumping schemes enable efficient time modulation of graphene's free-carrier density, or Drude weight. We develop a theory for plasmon propagation in graphene under temporal modulation. When the modulation is on the timescale of the plasmonic period, we show that it is possible to create a backwards propagating or standing plasmon wave and to amplify plasmons. The theoretical models show very good agreement with direct Maxwell simulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number081411
JournalPhysical Review B
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 29 2018

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