A node for coupling surface plasmons onto planar layers of metallic nanowires is studied via numerical calculations. Coupling to orthogonal arms of wires can be switched by interfering differently-polarized beams incident upon the node.
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M. C. Quong and A. Y. Elezzabi, "Compact Node for Selective Surface Plasmon Coupling to Orthogonal Planar Metallic Wires," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA120.
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