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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1263–1268

Numerical modeling of a teeth-shaped nanoplasmonic waveguide filter

Xianshi Lin and Xuguang Huang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 7, pp. 1263-1268 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.26.001263


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Abstract

Tooth-shaped and multiple-teeth-shaped plasmonic filters in the metal–insulator–metal (MIM) waveguides are demonstrated numerically. By introducing a three-port waveguide splitter, a modified model based on multiple-beam interference and the scattering matrix method is given. The transmittance spectra as a function of teeth width, depth, period, and period number are addressed, respectively. The results show that the new structure not only performs the filtering function as well as MIM gratinglike structures, but that it is also of submicrometer size for ultrahigh integration and relatively easy fabrication.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: February 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 6, 2009
Published: June 5, 2009

Citation
Xianshi Lin and Xuguang Huang, "Numerical modeling of a teeth-shaped nanoplasmonic waveguide filter," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 1263-1268 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-26-7-1263


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