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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1986
  • pp: 3903–3908

Long-range surface modes of metal-clad four-layer waveguides

Fuzi Yang, Zhangqi Cao, Lizhen Ruan, and Junxin Fang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 21, pp. 3903-3908 (1986)

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The surface modes of metal-clad four-layer waveguides were theoretically analyzed. We showed that the long-range surface modes can be excited in such waveguides. The long-range surface modes were experimentally studied with the angle scanning attenuated-total-reflection method; the dependence of wave vector and loss of these modes on the waveguide parameters were measured. Experimental results were in good agreement with theoretical calculations.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 23, 1986
Published: November 1, 1986

Fuzi Yang, Zhangqi Cao, Lizhen Ruan, and Junxin Fang, "Long-range surface modes of metal-clad four-layer waveguides," Appl. Opt. 25, 3903-3908 (1986)

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