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Lasing spaser

Lasing spaser
Lasing spaser
In 2003 Bergman and Stockman introduced the spaser, a quantum amplifier of surface plasmons by stimulated emission of radiation. Here we introduce a further development of the spaser concept. We show that by combining the metamaterial and spaser ideas one can create a narrow-diversion coherent source of electromagnetic radiation that is fuelled by plasmonic oscillations. We argue that a two-dimensional array of a certain class of plasmonic resonators supporting coherent current excitations with high quality factor can act as a planar source of spatially and temporally coherent radiation, which we term a 'lasing spaser.'
1749-4885
351-354
Zheludev, N.I.
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Prosvirnin, S.L.
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Papasimakis, N.
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Fedotov, V.A.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Prosvirnin, S.L.
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Papasimakis, N.
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Fedotov, V.A.
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Zheludev, N.I., Prosvirnin, S.L., Papasimakis, N. and Fedotov, V.A. (2008) Lasing spaser. Nature Photonics, 2 (6), 351-354. (doi:10.1038/nphoton.2008.82).

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In 2003 Bergman and Stockman introduced the spaser, a quantum amplifier of surface plasmons by stimulated emission of radiation. Here we introduce a further development of the spaser concept. We show that by combining the metamaterial and spaser ideas one can create a narrow-diversion coherent source of electromagnetic radiation that is fuelled by plasmonic oscillations. We argue that a two-dimensional array of a certain class of plasmonic resonators supporting coherent current excitations with high quality factor can act as a planar source of spatially and temporally coherent radiation, which we term a 'lasing spaser.'

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Published date: June 2008
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 65791
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/65791
ISSN: 1749-4885
PURE UUID: 60f2ab33-00da-41fd-8ae5-ed1972107bbd
ORCID for N.I. Zheludev: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1013-6636
ORCID for N. Papasimakis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6347-6466

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Date deposited: 24 Mar 2009
Last modified: 10 Dec 2019 01:56

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