We present an accurate analytical technique for rapid and automated design of multilayer-waveguide-based nano-optical devices. The method allows arbitrary-precision mode-index calculations for dielectric and plasmonic waveguides, and can be implemented on a pocket calculator.
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R. D. Kekatpure, A. C. Hryciw, E. S. Barnard, and M. L. Brongersma, "Solving Dielectric and Plasmonic Dispersion Equations on a Pocket Calculator," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThE43.
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