OME Opinions

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  • Charge and field driven integrated optical modulators: comparative analysis: opinion

    Khurgin, Jacob B.; Sorger, Volker J.; Amin, Rubab
    • 2022
    • Optical Materials Express 12(5) 1784-1789  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 1

    Electro optic modulators being key for many signal processing systems must adhere to requirements given by both electrical and optical constraints. Distinguishing between charge driven (CD) and field ...

  • Emerging devices and packaging strategies for electronic-photonic AI accelerators: opinion

    Peserico, Nicola; Ferreira de Lima, Thomas; Prucnal, Paul; Sorger, Volker J.
    • 2022
    • Optical Materials Express 12(4) 1347-1351  View: HTML | PDF

    The field of mimicking the structure of the brain on a chip is experiencing interest driven by the demand for machine intelligent applications. However, the power consumption and available performance...

  • Lithography-free metamaterial absorbers: opinion

    Ghobadi, Amir; Ulusoy Ghobadi, Turkan Gamze; Ozbay, Ekmel
    • 2022
    • Optical Materials Express 12(2) 524-532  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 1

    Although advancement in nanofabrication provides the opportunity to realize nanoscale geometries with high resolutions, the scalability and repeatability issues limit their large-scale applications. L...

  • Plasmonic hot-carriers and their applications: opinion

    Reddy, Harsha; Shalaev, Vladimir M.
    • 2021
    • Optical Materials Express 11(11) 3827-3832  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 1

    The generation of nonequilibrium hot-carriers from the decay of surface plasmons has been attracting intense research attention in the last decade due to both the fundamental aspects of extreme light-...

  • Hybrid integrated photonic platforms: opinion

    Yoo, S. J. Ben
    • 2021
    • Optical Materials Express 11(10) 3528-3534  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 3

    While photonic integration has made remarkable progress in recent years, there is no one integrated photonic platform that offers all desired functionalities and manufacturability on the same platform...

  • Radiative heat and momentum transfer from materials with broken symmetries: opinion

    Pajovic, Simo; Tsurimaki, Yoichiro; Qian, Xin; Boriskina, Svetlana V.
    • 2021
    • Optical Materials Express 11(9) 3125-3131  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 3

    Broken inversion and time reversal symmetries affect the electromagnetic wave modes supported by continuous media, which in turn governs thermal radiation and enables control of radiative heat, linear...

  • Plasmonics–mine the gap: opinion

    Gordon, Reuven; Dobinson, Michael
    • 2021
    • Optical Materials Express 11(7) 2192-2196  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 4

    Gap plasmon structures could enable future ultrafast communication by allowing simultaneous nanoscale integration of electromagnetic waves, nonlinear and optical-electrical conversion, and providing a...

  • Twistronics for photons: opinion

    Hu, Guangwei; Qiu, Cheng-Wei; Alù, Andrea
    • 2021
    • Optical Materials Express 11(5) 1377-1382  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 12

    A pair of stacked two-dimensional heterostructures suitably rotated with respect to each other support exotic electronic properties with interesting implications for nanoelectronics and quantum techno...

  • Roadmap for gain-bandwidth-product enhanced photodetectors: opinion

    Sorger, Volker J.; Maiti, Rishi
    • 2020
    • Optical Materials Express 10(9) 2192-2200  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 7

    Photodetectors are key optoelectronic building blocks performing the essential optical-to-electrical signal conversion, and unlike solar cells, operate at a specific wavelength and at high signal or s...

  • Nonlinear epsilon-near-zero materials explained: opinion

    Kinsey, N.; Khurgin, J.
    • 2019
    • Optical Materials Express 9(7) 2793-2796  View: HTML | PDF
    Cited by: 40

    Epsilon-near-zero materials have recently come onto the scene as promising new nonlinear optical materials. However, this field is quite crowded and it is prudent to ask whether they possess any key f...