Published/Posted: January 16, 2021

Authors: Chin, M. L.; Matschy, S.; Stawitzki, F.; Poojali, J.; Hafez, H. A.; Turchinovich, D.; Winnerl, S.; Kumar, G.; Ward, R. L. Myers; Dejarld, M. T.; Daniels, K. M.; Drew, H. D.; Murphy, T. E.; Mittendorf, M.

DOI: 10.1088/2515-7647/abd7d0

Abstract: Graphene patterned into plasmonic structures like ribbons or discs strongly increases the linear and nonlinear optical interaction at resonance. The nonlinear optical response is governed by hot carriers, leading to a red-shift of the plasmon frequency. In magnetic fields, the plasmon hybridizes with the cyclotron resonance, resulting in a splitting of the plasmonic absorption into two branches. Here we present how this splitting can be exploited to tune the nonlinear optical response of graphene discs. In the absence of a magnetic field, a strong pump-induced increase in on-resonant transmission can be observed, but fields in the range of 3 T can change the characteristics completely, leading to an inverted nonlinearity. A two temperature model is provided that describes the observed behavior well.

M. L. Chin, S. Matschy, F. Stawitzki, J. Poojali, H. A. Hafez, D. Turchinovich, S. Winnerl, G. Kumar, R. L. Myers-Ward, M. T. Dejarld, K. M. Daniels, H. D. Drew, T. E. Murphy and M. Mittendorff, "Observation of strong magneto plasmonic nonlinearity in bilayer graphene discs", J. Phys. Photonics 3(1) 01LT01 (2021)
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Observation of strong magneto plasmonic nonlinearity in bilayer graphene discs