New electro-optic switches composed of Au/LiNbO3 coupled structures with slot-antenna arrays are proposed. Utilizing selective coupling to the SPP even mode by antennas and its control by electro-optic effects, new plasmonic switches are obtainable.
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J. Ozaki, H. Murata, J. Takahara, and Y. Okamura, "New Electro-Optic Switch Using Symmetric Five-Layer Plasmonic Waveguide with Light-Coupling Slot-Antennas," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CF2M.4.
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