PLASMONICS

Testing the nonlinear Luttinger liquid

The lifetime of plasmonic excitations in semiconducting carbon nanotubes is found to strongly depend on the carrier density, offering a platform to study non-conventional one-dimensional electron dynamics and realize integrated nanophotonic devices.

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Fig. 1: Plasmonic lifetimes in a nonlinear Luttinger liquid.

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Glazman, L.I. Testing the nonlinear Luttinger liquid. Nat. Mater. 19, 931–932 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0675-y

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