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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Sep. 1, 2011
  • pp: 305–309

Design of Plasmonic Slot Waveguide with High Localization and Long Propagation Length

Ki-Sik Lee and Jae-Hoon Jung  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 305-309 (2011)


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Abstract

We present an efficient design approach for a plasmonic slot waveguide using a genetic algorithm. The analyzed structure consists of a nanometric slot in a thin metallic film embedded within a dielectric. To achieve high confinement without long propagation length, the thickness and width of the slot are optimally designed in order to optimize the figures of merit including mode confinement and propagation length. The optimized design is based on the finite element method and enhances the guiding and focusing of light power propagation.

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OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

History
Original Manuscript: August 30, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 31, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2011
Published: September 25, 2011

Citation
Ki-Sik Lee and Jae-Hoon Jung, "Design of Plasmonic Slot Waveguide with High Localization and Long Propagation Length," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 15, 305-309 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josk/abstract.cfm?URI=josk-15-3-305


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