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Subwavelength vortical plasmonic lattice solitons

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  • Fangwei Ye
  • Dumitru Mihalache
  • B. Hu
  • Nicolae C. Panoiu
Journal publication date16/12/2010
JournalOptics Letters
Journal number7
Volume36
Number of pages3
Pages1179-1181
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

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.

Bibliographic note

10 pages, 4 figures