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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 23 — Nov. 8, 2010
  • pp: 23626–23632

Surface plasmon laser based on metal cavity array with two different modes

Jiaqi Li, Yuan Zhang, Ting Mei, and Michael Fiddy  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 23626-23632 (2010)

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The phenomenon of surface plasmon (SP) laser based on a square array of rectangular cavities cut into a metal substrate has been investigated. Both main resonant modes of the proposed structure can be used to realize SP laser while the working mechanism is different. We study the origin of these differences and propose an efficient design that exploits them. Besides, the effect of the sample size on SPP mode lasing is also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: June 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 8, 2010
Published: October 26, 2010

Jiaqi Li, Yuan Zhang, Ting Mei, and Michael Fiddy, "Surface plasmon laser based on metal cavity array with two different modes," Opt. Express 18, 23626-23632 (2010)

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