Femtosecond dynamics of a spaser and unidirectional emission from a perfectly spherical nanoparticle

Juan Sebastian Totero Gongora*, Andrey E. Miroshnichenko, Yuri S. Kivshar, Andrea Fratalocchi

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Abstract

We investigate the femtosecond dynamics of the spaser emission by combining ab-initio simulations and thermodynamic analysis. Interestingly, the emission is characterized by rotational evolution, opening to the generation of unidirectional emission from perfectly spherical nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period05/10/1505/15/15

Keywords

  • Analytical models
  • Finite difference methods
  • Mathematical model
  • Stimulated emission
  • Thermodynamics
  • Time-domain analysis
  • Ultrafast optics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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