Resonant excitation of a plasmon by the Gaussian-like leaky core mode of a metal covered 1D photonic crystal waveguide is presented. Applications in sensing and major advantages over the existing waveguide-based schemes are discussed.
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M. Skorobogatiy and A. Kabashin, "Photon Crystal Waveguide-Based Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThZ3.
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