dc.contributor.authorShi, Li-kun
dc.contributor.authorSong, Justin Chien Wen
dc.identifier.citationShi, L.-k., & Song, J. C. W. (2018). Plasmon geometric phase and plasmon hall shift. Physical Review X, 8(2), 021020-.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe collective plasmonic modes of a metal comprise a simple pattern of oscillating charge density that yields enhanced light-matter interaction. Here we unveil that beneath this familiar facade plasmons possess a hidden internal structure that fundamentally alters its dynamics. In particular, we find that metals with nonzero Hall conductivity host plasmons with an intricate current density configuration that sharply departs from that of ordinary zero Hall conductivity metals. This nontrivial internal structure dramatically enriches the dynamics of plasmon propagation, enabling plasmon wave packets to acquire geometric phases as they scatter. At boundaries, these phases accumulate allowing plasmon waves that reflect off to experience a nonreciprocal parallel shift. This plasmon Hall shift, tunable by Hall conductivity as well as plasmon wavelength, displaces the incident and reflected plasmon trajectories and can be readily probed by near-field photonics techniques. Anomalous plasmon geometric phases dramatically enrich the nanophotonics toolbox, and yield radical new means for directing plasmonic beams.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNRF (Natl Research Foundation, S’pore)en_US
dc.format.extent12 p.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPhysical Review Xen_US
dc.rights© 2018 The Author(s). Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI.en_US
dc.subjectCondensed Matter Physicsen_US
dc.titlePlasmon geometric phase and plasmon hall shiften_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Physical and Mathematical Sciencesen_US
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US

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