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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 13 — Jun. 23, 2008
  • pp: 9691–9700

Numerical investigation of quasi-coplanar plasmonic waveguide-based photonic components

Jiwon Lee and Jaeyoun Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 13, pp. 9691-9700 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.009691


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Abstract

Using 3-dimensional numerical simulations, we investigated the characteristics and performance of essential photonic components based on the recently proposed quasi-coplanar waveguide (QCPW) including bends, couplers, and splitters. The results confirmed the QCPW’s potential in high density photonic integration. We also explored the application of various RF-originated concepts and techniques to QCPW-based photonic components to enhance and enrich their functionalities.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2008
Published: June 16, 2008

Citation
Jiwon Lee and Jaeyoun Kim, "Numerical investigation of quasi-coplanar plasmonic waveguide-based photonic components," Opt. Express 16, 9691-9700 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-13-9691


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