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Telecom meets terahertz

Excitation and gate tuning of terahertz plasmons in dual-layer graphene integrated into on-chip telecom photonic waveguides using infrared lasers has now been demonstrated. This may open the door to atomically thick optoelectronic devices for security, tomography or data processing.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of the graphene-based on-chip integrated device.


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Nikitin, A.Y. Telecom meets terahertz. Nature Photon 12, 3–4 (2018).

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