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Subwavelength vortical plasmonic lattice solitons

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  • Fangwei Ye
  • Dumitru Mihalache
  • B. Hu
  • Nicolae C. Panoiu
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>16/12/2010
<mark>Journal</mark>Optics Letters
Issue number7
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)1179-1181
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We present a theoretical study of plasmonic lattice solitons (PLSs) formed in two-dimensional (2D) arrays of metallic nanowires embedded into a nonlinear medium with Kerr nonlinearity. We analyze two classes of 2D PLSs families, namely, fundamental and vortical PLSs in both focusing and defocusing media. Their existence, stability, and subwavelength spatial confinement are studied in detail.

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10 pages, 4 figures