Graphene: A Dynamic Platform for Electrical Control of Plasmonic Resonance

Naresh Kumar Emani, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva

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Graphene has recently emerged as a viable platform for integrated optoelectronic and hybrid photonic devices because of its unique properties. The optical properties of graphene can be dynamically controlled by electrical voltage and have been used to modulate the plasmons in noble metal nanostructures. Graphene has also been shown to support highly confined intrinsic plasmons, with properties that can be tuned in the wavelength range of 2 μm to 100 μm. Here we review the recent development in graphene-plasmonic devices and identify some of the key challenges for practical applications of such hybrid devices.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)214-223
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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© 2015 Naresh Kumar Emani et al., licensee De Gruyter Open. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License


  • Biotechnology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical control
  • graphene plasmonics
  • IR modulators
  • numerical modeling
  • plasmon resonance
  • Graphene
  • Numerical models
  • Optical properties
  • Photonic devices
  • Precious metals
  • Electrical voltages
  • Metal nanostructure
  • Plasmon resonances
  • Plasmonic devices
  • Plasmonic resonances
  • Plasmonics
  • Wavelength ranges
  • Plasmons


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