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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 8 — Apr. 21, 2014
  • pp: 9809–9819

A circuit model for plasmonic resonators

Di Zhu, Michel Bosman, and Joel K. W. Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 9809-9819 (2014)

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Simple circuit models provide valuable insight into the properties of plasmonic resonators. Yet, it is unclear how the circuit elements can be extracted and connected in the model in an intuitive and accurate manner. Here, we present a detailed treatment for constructing such circuits based on energy and charge oscillation considerations. The accuracy and validity of this approach was demonstrated for a gold nanorod, and extended for a split-ring resonator with varying gap sizes, yielding good intuitive and quantitative agreement with full electromagnetic simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

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Original Manuscript: February 25, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 3, 2014
Published: April 16, 2014

Di Zhu, Michel Bosman, and Joel K. W. Yang, "A circuit model for plasmonic resonators," Opt. Express 22, 9809-9819 (2014)

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