1 July 2003 Light-controlled photon tunneling through nonlinear nanoholes
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Proceedings Volume 4999, Quantum Sensing: Evolution and Revolution from Past to Future; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.479615
Event: Integrated Optoelectronics Devices, 2003, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
Recent measurements of photon tunneling through nanoholes in a gold film covered with a layer of the nonlinear polymer polydiacetylene have provided strong evidence for “photon blockade” effects similar to the Coulomb blockade phenomena observed in single-electron tunneling experiments. We will report on the control of photon tunneling at one wavelength through nonlinear nanoholes by a second, different, wavelength. Our observations suggest the possibility of building a new class of “gated” photon tunneling devices for all-optical signal processing and computation.
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Igor I. Smolyaninov, Anatoly V. Zayats, Christopher C. Davis, "Light-controlled photon tunneling through nonlinear nanoholes", Proc. SPIE 4999, Quantum Sensing: Evolution and Revolution from Past to Future, (1 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.479615; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.479615
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