Ultrafast interband nonlinear dynamics of surface plasmon polaritons in gold nanowires

Andrea Marini*, Matteo Conforti, Giuseppe Della Valle, Fabio Biancalana

*Corresponding author for this work

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We theoretically model the nonlinear dynamics of plasmonic waves in gold nanowires. We find that the thermo-modulational nonlinearity of gold leads to a strong spectral redshift of input pulses in a few microns of propagation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2013
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventCLEO: QELS Fundamental Science 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013


ConferenceCLEO: QELS Fundamental Science 2013
Abbreviated titleCLEO:QELS-FS 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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