Plasmons in atomic-scale structures exhibit intrinsic quantum phenomena related to both the finite confinement that they undergo and the small number of electrons on which they are supported. Their interaction with two-level emitters is also evidencing strong quantum effects. In this talk I will discuss several salient features of graphene plasmons in this context, and in particular their ability to mediate ultrafast heat transfer, the generation of high harmonics, their interaction with molecules and quantum emitters, and their extreme nonlinearity down to the single-photon level.
Javier García de Abajo, "Quantum phenomena with graphene plasmons (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10359, Quantum Nanophotonics, 103590Q (Presented at SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering: August 09, 2017; Published: 29 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2274733.5593164251001.
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