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Hyperbolic phonon–polaritons

Hexagonal boron nitride nanostructures are shown to sustain phonon–polariton modes with comparable performances to plasmon–polariton modes in graphene but with lower losses.

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Figure 1: hBN phonon–polariton properties.

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Jacob, Z. Hyperbolic phonon–polaritons. Nature Mater 13, 1081–1083 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat4149

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