Physics of Wave Phenomena

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 119–123 | Cite as

Polarization properties of surface plasmon polaritons at the boundary of topological insulators with the axion effect

  • D. O. IgnatyevaEmail author
  • A. N. Kalish
  • V. I. Belotelov
  • A. K. Zvezdin
Plasmonic Excitations in Photonics and Optoelectronics


Properties of surface plasmon polariton waves are theoretically studied in structures containing topological insulators with the axion effect. The effect of axion properties on dispersion, localization, and polarization of plasmon polaritons is analyzed. A possibility of determining the axion effect from the variation in the plasmon-polariton polarization is shown, and conditions for enhancement of polarization effects are revealed in waveguide structures of the dielectric−metal−dielectric type.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. O. Ignatyeva
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • A. N. Kalish
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. I. Belotelov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. K. Zvezdin
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Russian Quantum Center, Business-center “Ural”MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Prokhorov General Physics InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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