Highly asymmetrical plasmonic waveguides exhibit guiding in dimensions below the expected cutoff. A new family of discrete guided modes of asymmetrical waveguides with losses is found, which assists in nano plasmonic guiding.
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N. Berkovitch, M. Orenstein, and S. G. Lipson, "Why Asymmetrical Nanoscale Plasmonic Waveguides are Guiding Plasmons," 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 QFK5.
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