Magnetophotonic materials and their applications

Mitsuteru Inoue*, Alexander V. Baryshev, Alexander B. Khanikaev, Maxim E. Dokukin, Kwanghyun Chung, Jin Heo, Hiroyuki Takagi, Hironaga Uchida, Pang Boey Lim, Jooyoung Kim

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Experimental and theoretical studies of light coupling to various magnetic nanostructured media and nanocomposites are briefly reported. Enhancement of the magneto-optical response is shown to occur when the constitutive materials of photonic crystals are magnetic. Transmission and reflection types of ID magnetophotonic crystals (MPCs) have been studied. New possibility to enhance the magneto-optical response has been found when utilizing localized surface plasmon resonances in bismuth-substituted yttrium iron garnet (Bi:YIG) films impregnated with Au nanoparticles. Examples of integrated optic devices are discussed in which functional elements are ID and 2D magnetophotonic crystals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1630-1638
Number of pages9
JournalIEICE Transactions on Electronics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008


  • Faraday rotation
  • Magnetic plasmonic nano structures
  • Magnetophotonic crystals


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