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Two-Dimensional Materials in Nanophotonics
Developments, Devices, and Applications

Edited By

Yuerui Lu

ISBN 9789814800228
Published November 18, 2019 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
296 Pages 18 Color & 75 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted tremendous interest since the study of graphene in the early 21st century. With their thickness in the angstrom-to-nanometer range, 2D materials, including graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene, silicene, and other inorganic and organic materials, can be an ideal platform to study fundamental many-body interactions because of reduced screening and can also be further engineered for nanophotonic applications.

This book compiles research outcomes of leading groups in the field of 2D materials for nanophotonic physics and devices. It describes research advances of 2D materials for various nanophotonic applications, including ultrafast lasers, atomically thin optical lenses, and gratings to inelastically manipulate light propagation, their integrations with photonic nanostructures, and light–matter interactions. The book focuses on actual applications, while digging into the physics underneath. It targets advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students of nanotechnology and researchers in nanotechnology, physics, and chemistry, especially those with an interest in 2D materials.

Table of Contents

Two-dimensional ultrafast lasers D Li, D Mao & Z Sun  Integration of 2D materials with photonic nanostructures H Chen  Atomically thin MoS2 optical lenses and gratings J Yang and Y Lu  Light-matter interactions in 2D materials assisted by on-chip nanophotonic devices X Gan  Plasmonic-nanostructure-enhanced optical properties of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides Z Wang and A T. S. Wee  Light-Matter interactions in 2D materials J Lu, Z Hu and H Liu

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Yuerui Lu is associate professor at the Research School of Engineering, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.


This book reports some of the latest developments in nanophotonics. It is both written by and addressed to experts in the field. The seven chapters each contain an extended list of references at the end.

The first two chapters are introductory ones, dealing with 2D materials and light–matter interaction. Chapters 3 and 4 are dedicated to optical lenses and light generation based on 2D semiconductors, while plasmonic applications, integration with dielectrics and the photonic crystals based on 2D materials are, respectively, the subject of the last three chapters.

Daniela Dragoman, University of Bucharest, Physics Faculty, Romania