Abstract

Magnetic light and matter interactions are generally considered too weak to be detected, studied and applied technologically [1]. However, if one can increase the magnetic power density of light by several orders of magnitude, the coupling between magnetic light and matter could become of the same order of magnitude as the coupling with its electric counterpart. For that purpose, photonic nanoantennas have been proposed, and in particular dielectric nanostructures, to engineer strong local magnetic field and therefore increase the probability of magnetic interactions [2]. Unfortunately, dielectric designs suffer from physical limitations that confine the magnetic hot spot in the core of the material itself, preventing experimental and technological implementations.

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