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polariton

[pə′lar·ə‚tän]
(solid-state physics)
A coupled mode of motion in an ionic crystal due to the coupling between the electromagnetic field and transverse optical phonons of long wavelength.
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Moving beyond VCSELs in this way may eventually be possible with silicon lasers, quantum dot lasers, transistor lasers, polariton lasers or microtube lasers.
Polariton An exciton or similar particle coupled to a photon; leading to energy-efficient lasers
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Key words: dielectric; electromagnetic fields; loss factor; metamaterials; microwave; millimeter wave; nanoscale; permeability; permittivity; plasmon; polariton.
Our principal objective is the realization of polariton mediated superconductivity of electrons in gallium arsenide.
Aerospace & Defense The Polariton Interferometer - a Novel Inertial Navigation System Frederick Moxley A stealth navigation system that provides precise course-plotting while operating independently from GPS.
The first plug-in, room-temperature polariton laser, reported in the June 13 Physical Review Letters, could soon find its way into electronics and medical devices.
At the interface between a dielectric and metal an EM wave can excite a quasiparticle called a surface polariton (see Fig.
From the initial observation of strong coupling between photons and excitons in such microcavities, the physics of polaritons has developed very quickly demonstrating such fascinating effects as stimulated scattering and Bose-condensation of polariton; room-temperature polariton lasing, superfluidity, bistability and multistability, soliton formation and many others.
These polariton lasers require far less energy than conventional lasers to boost their electrons to higher energy levels and start emitting light.
The technique takes advantage of a phenomenon known as surface plasmon polariton resonance, a sharp spectroscopic resonance at visible/near-infrared wavelengths.