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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 3, 2013
  • pp: 13386–13393

Tunable coupling-induced transparency band due to coupled localized electric resonance and quasiguided photonic mode in hybrid plasmonic system

Jietao Liu, Binzong Xu, Haifeng Hu, Jing Zhang, Xin Wei, Yun Xu, and Guofeng Song  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 13386-13393 (2013)

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A numerical and theoretical study is presented on the exhibition of tunable narrow band coupled-induced transparency phenomenon in a hybrid waveguide-plasmon system consisting of gold twin nanowires array embedded in a slab waveguide. We show that, at slightly non-normal incidence, a properly designed splitting of transmission with narrow transparency peaks may occur at a given wavelength, depending on the angle of incidence. This leads to the wavelength-selective high quality coupled-induced transparency resonance at optical frequencies. By adjusting the gap distance of the pair gratings, the coupled-induced transparency band can be switched between on-state and off-state, which provides us possibilities to develop controllable plasmonic functional devices employing plasmonic nanostructures.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: March 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2013
Published: May 28, 2013

Jietao Liu, Binzong Xu, Haifeng Hu, Jing Zhang, Xin Wei, Yun Xu, and Guofeng Song, "Tunable coupling-induced transparency band due to coupled localized electric resonance and quasiguided photonic mode in hybrid plasmonic system," Opt. Express 21, 13386-13393 (2013)

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