Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003237
Title: Giant Faraday and Kerr rotation with strained graphene
Authors: Martinez, J.C. 
Jalil, M.B.A. 
Tan, S.G. 
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2012
Source: Martinez, J.C.,Jalil, M.B.A.,Tan, S.G. (2012-08-01). Giant Faraday and Kerr rotation with strained graphene. Optics Letters 37 (15) : 3237-3239. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003237
Abstract: Polarized electromagnetic waves passing through (reflected from) a dielectric medium parallel to a magnetic field undergo Faraday (Kerr) rotation of their polarization. Recently, Faraday rotation angles as much as 0.1 rad were observed for terahertz waves propagating through graphene over a SiC substrate. We show that the same effect is observable with the magnetic field replaced by an in-plane strain field which induces a pseudomagnetic field in graphene. With two such sheets a rotation of p/4 can be achieved, which is the required rotation for an optical diode. Similarly a Kerr rotation of 1/4 rad is predicted from a single reflection from a strained graphene sheet. © 2012 Optical Society of America.
Source Title: Optics Letters
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/56139
ISSN: 01469592
DOI: 10.1364/OL.37.003237
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