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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — May. 7, 2012
  • pp: 10674–10683

Dielectric based resonant guided wave networks

Eyal Feigenbaum and Harry A. Atwater  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 10674-10683 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.010674


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Abstract

Resonant guided wave networks (RGWNs) are demonstrated to operate based on dielectric waveguides, broadening the scope of this optical design approach beyond plasmonics. The intersection of two dielectric waveguides that is modified by a tuned scattering particle is shown to function as an equal power splitting element, a key enabler of resonant guided wave networks. We describe structures composed of two types of waveguides, Si slabs and SOI ribs, at the telecom frequencies using both, Au and etch, based scatterers.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 26, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 26, 2012
Published: April 24, 2012

Citation
Eyal Feigenbaum and Harry A. Atwater, "Dielectric based resonant guided wave networks," Opt. Express 20, 10674-10683 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-10-10674


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  11. Transmission to TE1 is calculated using point monitor at the center of the waveguide for the Ez component (where TE2 amplitude is zero). The total transmission is calculated using a line monitor across the waveguide and integrating over the power normal to it.
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