Optical Switching of Mid-Infrared Plasmonic Nanoantennas Based on Germanium

Fischer, M. P. et al. (2015) Optical Switching of Mid-Infrared Plasmonic Nanoantennas Based on Germanium. In: 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, USA, 10-15 May 2015, FW3E.2. ISBN 9781557529688 (doi:10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FW3E.2)

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Abstract

Germanium nanoantennas are activated by triggering a mid-infrared plasma response via ultrafast interband excitation. Femtosecond control of the intrinsic semiconductor allows complete activation of the plasmonic resonance for hundreds of picoseconds.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Keywords:Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors, plasmonics, subwavelength structures, nanostructures.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Paul, Professor Douglas
Authors: Fischer, M. P., Schmidt, C., Stock, J., Sakat, E., Samarelli, A., Frigerio, J., Biagioni, P., Paul, D., Isella, G., Leitenstorfer, A., and Brida, D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Research Group:Semiconductor Devices
Publisher:Optical Society of America
ISSN:2160-8989
ISBN:9781557529688
Published Online:13 August 2015

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