We theoretically study waveguide-integrated plasmonic nano-antennas. The device consists of a nano-antenna coupled to a slot-waveguide. We show that spontaneous emission rate is enhanced by three orders of magnitude and nano-antenna efficiently couples to waveguide.
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I. Bulu, Q. Quan, F. Degirmenci, M. Khan, F. Capasso, and M. Loncar, "Waveguide Integrated Plasmonic Devices," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThE48.
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