Terahertz (thz) technology has attracted great worldwide interest and novel high-intensity thz sources and plasmonics are two of the most active fields of recent research being situated between infrared light and microwave radiation, the absorption of thz rays in molecular and biomolecular systems is domina. The application space of graphene plasmonics lies in the technologically significant, but relatively unexploited terahertz to mid-infrared regime we discuss emerging and potential applications, such as modulators, notch filters, polarizers, mid-infrared photodetectors, and mid-infrared vibrational spectroscopy, among many others.
A study on the suitability of indium nitride for terahertz plasmonics arjun shetty1, k j vinoy1, s b krupanidhi2 material for plasmonics in thz to ir range applications to nanoscale terahertz and optical devices, progress in quantum electronics. Plasmonics: applications to nanoscale terahertz and optical devices: authors: abstract this paper reviews the main physical aspects involved in plasmonic devices, which are considered as a route to subwavelength devices and represents one of the most studied areas of nanophotonics in this context, basic applications, such as sensors or.
The fields of plasmonics and nanophotonics encompass the science and engineering of optical interactions with nanostructures prospects of enhanced light harvesting, subwavelength confinement and strong local electromagnetic fields near nanoscale objects have motivated extensive investigation of nanooptical phenomena.
Plasmonics is a new area of research, which emerged in recent years due to the advancement of nanotechnologies and nanoelectronics in principle, plasmonics deals with the generation, propagation and detection of plasmonic waves, which are collective electronic excitations generated by an electromagnetic field that excites a metal/dielectric interface. Graphene plasmonics for terahertz to mid-infrared applications tony low and phaedon avouris ibm tj watson research center , 1101 kitchawan road, yorktown heights, new york 10598, united states.