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Magnet-controlled plasmons

Nature Photonics volume 4, pages 7677 (2010) | Download Citation

Surface plasmons hold great promise for on-chip miniaturization of all-optical circuits, but practical methods of switching them are needed. Researchers have now demonstrated strong — and potentially fast — modulation of plasmons using a magnet.

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  1. Shanhui Fan is in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford, California 94305-9505, USA.  shanhui@stanford.edu

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