Nanomechanical Electro-Optical Modulator Based on Atomic Heterostructures

  • Philip A. ThomasEmail author
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Two-dimensional atomic heterostructures combined with metallic nanostructures allow one to realize strong light–matter interactions. Metallic nanostructures possess plasmonic resonances that can be modulated by graphene gating. In particular, spectrally narrow plasmon resonances potentially allow for very high graphene-enabled modulation depth.


Graphic Gating Modulation Depth Narrow Plasmon Resonances Rigorous Coupled-wave Analysis (RCWA) Nanostrips 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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