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Title: Enhancement of the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect via resonant tunneling in trilayers containing magneto-optical metals

Abstract

We propose a way to enhance the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect, by the excitation of resonant tunneling modes, in subwavelength trilayer structures featuring a dielectric slab sandwiched between two magneto-optical metallic layers. Depending on the magneto-optical layer widths, the proposed system may exhibit an extraordinary transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect, which makes it very attractive for the design and engineering of thin-film magneto-optical-based devices for future photonic circuits or fiber optical-communication systems.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]; ;  [1]
  1. Departamento de Física, Universidad del Valle, AA 25360, Cali (Colombia)
  2. (Colombia)
  3. Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, CP 369, 13560-970 São Carlos, SP (Brazil)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22594478
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 109; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; COMMUNICATIONS; DESIGN; DIELECTRIC MATERIALS; EXCITATION; FIBERS; KERR EFFECT; LAYERS; METALS; SLABS; THIN FILMS; TUNNEL EFFECT; WIDTH

Citation Formats

Girón-Sedas, J. A., Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioinformática y Fotónica - CIBioFI, AA 25360 Cali, Mejía-Salazar, J. R., E-mail: jrmejia3146@gmail.com, Moncada-Villa, E., and Porras-Montenegro, N.. Enhancement of the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect via resonant tunneling in trilayers containing magneto-optical metals. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4959087.
Girón-Sedas, J. A., Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioinformática y Fotónica - CIBioFI, AA 25360 Cali, Mejía-Salazar, J. R., E-mail: jrmejia3146@gmail.com, Moncada-Villa, E., & Porras-Montenegro, N.. Enhancement of the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect via resonant tunneling in trilayers containing magneto-optical metals. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4959087.
Girón-Sedas, J. A., Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioinformática y Fotónica - CIBioFI, AA 25360 Cali, Mejía-Salazar, J. R., E-mail: jrmejia3146@gmail.com, Moncada-Villa, E., and Porras-Montenegro, N.. 2016. "Enhancement of the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect via resonant tunneling in trilayers containing magneto-optical metals". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4959087.
@article{osti_22594478,
title = {Enhancement of the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect via resonant tunneling in trilayers containing magneto-optical metals},
author = {Girón-Sedas, J. A. and Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Bioinformática y Fotónica - CIBioFI, AA 25360 Cali and Mejía-Salazar, J. R., E-mail: jrmejia3146@gmail.com and Moncada-Villa, E. and Porras-Montenegro, N.},
abstractNote = {We propose a way to enhance the transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect, by the excitation of resonant tunneling modes, in subwavelength trilayer structures featuring a dielectric slab sandwiched between two magneto-optical metallic layers. Depending on the magneto-optical layer widths, the proposed system may exhibit an extraordinary transverse magneto-optical Kerr effect, which makes it very attractive for the design and engineering of thin-film magneto-optical-based devices for future photonic circuits or fiber optical-communication systems.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4959087},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 3,
volume = 109,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
}
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