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Title: Recent Progress on Exciton Polaritons in Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides

Abstract

Exciton polaritons (EPs) are half-light, half-matter quasiparticles formed due to the coupling between photons and excitons in semiconductors. Their uniqueness lies at the strong light–matter interactions and long-distance transport, thus promising for many novel applications in photonics, information, and quantum technologies. Recently, EPs in group-VI transition-metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) have attracted a lot of research interest due to their room-temperature stability, long-distance propagation, and controllability through electric gating, valley-selective optical pumping, and precise thickness control. In this progress report, recent studies of EPs in TMDs are reviewed, highlighting their key properties and functionalities, and then discussing the potential directions for future research.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States); Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  2. Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1570448
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1560333
Report Number(s):
IS-J 10032
Journal ID: ISSN 2195-1071
Grant/Contract Number:  
DE‐AC02‐07CH11358
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Optical Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Advanced Optical Materials; Journal ID: ISSN 2195-1071
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Hu, Fengrui, and Fei, Zhe. Recent Progress on Exciton Polaritons in Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/adom.201901003.
Hu, Fengrui, & Fei, Zhe. Recent Progress on Exciton Polaritons in Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides. United States. doi:10.1002/adom.201901003.
Hu, Fengrui, and Fei, Zhe. Thu . "Recent Progress on Exciton Polaritons in Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides". United States. doi:10.1002/adom.201901003.
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abstractNote = {Exciton polaritons (EPs) are half-light, half-matter quasiparticles formed due to the coupling between photons and excitons in semiconductors. Their uniqueness lies at the strong light–matter interactions and long-distance transport, thus promising for many novel applications in photonics, information, and quantum technologies. Recently, EPs in group-VI transition-metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) have attracted a lot of research interest due to their room-temperature stability, long-distance propagation, and controllability through electric gating, valley-selective optical pumping, and precise thickness control. In this progress report, recent studies of EPs in TMDs are reviewed, highlighting their key properties and functionalities, and then discussing the potential directions for future research.},
doi = {10.1002/adom.201901003},
journal = {Advanced Optical Materials},
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year = {2019},
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