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Time-dependent nonlinear metasurfaces and their applications (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Gennady B. Shvets

Paper Abstract

I will describe ra novel nonlinear material---an ultrathin time-varying semiconductor metasurface---that exhibits efficient blue-shifting of mid-IR photons [1]. The observed signature of such "photon acceleration" is third-harmonic generation with tunable frequencies and bandwidth. Several applications will be discussed, including resolving the bandwidth/efficiency paradigm in nonlinear optics using time-varying metasurfaces. [1] Maxim R. Shcherbakov,Kevin Werner, Zhiyuan Fan,Noah Talisa, Enam Chowdhury, and Gennady Shvets, "Nonlinear manifestations of photon acceleration in time-dependent metasurfaces: tunable broadband harmonics generation", arXiv:1710.06966v3 (2019).

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Date Published: 9 September 2019
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Proc. SPIE 11080, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2019, 110800B (9 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2529839
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Gennady B. Shvets, Cornell Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11080:
Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2019
Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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