We investigate the nonlinear propagation of light beams with complex phase and intensity structures, including a Gaussian-embedded vortex, a Bessel vortex, and a Bessel-cosine necklace. We employ a colloidal suspension of bio-synthesized plasmonic gold nanoparticles, where a self-defocusing response is mediated by absorption at the laser wavelength (532 nm). We show that, by means of nonlocal nonlinearity, these structured two-dimensional beams with on-axis singularity can counteract the diffraction of the dark core and guide therein a coaxial Gaussian probe of different wavelengths (633 nm) and lower intensities. Angular steering of the confined probe is also demonstrated by tilting the propagation direction of the pump.

Balbuena Ortega, A., Torres-González, F.E., López Gayou, V., Delgado Macuil, R., Cardoso Sakamoto, J.E.H., Arzola, A.V., et al. (2021). Guiding light with singular beams in nanoplasmonic colloids. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(6), 061102 [10.1063/5.0041198].

Guiding light with singular beams in nanoplasmonic colloids

Assanto, G.
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2021

Abstract

We investigate the nonlinear propagation of light beams with complex phase and intensity structures, including a Gaussian-embedded vortex, a Bessel vortex, and a Bessel-cosine necklace. We employ a colloidal suspension of bio-synthesized plasmonic gold nanoparticles, where a self-defocusing response is mediated by absorption at the laser wavelength (532 nm). We show that, by means of nonlocal nonlinearity, these structured two-dimensional beams with on-axis singularity can counteract the diffraction of the dark core and guide therein a coaxial Gaussian probe of different wavelengths (633 nm) and lower intensities. Angular steering of the confined probe is also demonstrated by tilting the propagation direction of the pump.
Balbuena Ortega, A., Torres-González, F.E., López Gayou, V., Delgado Macuil, R., Cardoso Sakamoto, J.E.H., Arzola, A.V., et al. (2021). Guiding light with singular beams in nanoplasmonic colloids. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(6), 061102 [10.1063/5.0041198].
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