META Conference, META'12

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THz bandwidth light-with-light modulation in graphene metamaterial
Andrey Nikolaenko, Evangelos Atmatzakis, Nikitas Papasimakis, Zhiqiang Luo, Ze Xiang Shen, Francesco De Angelis, Enzo Di Fabrizio, Nikolay Zheludev

Last modified: 2011-12-14

Abstract


We demonstrate that ultrafast nonlinear optical response of a monoatomic graphene can be order of magnitude resonantly enhanced by hybridization with a plasmonic metamaterial offering new applications in THz bandwidth optical switching.

Keywords


metamaterials, graphene, nonlinearities