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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4674–4682

Demonstration of Bragg gratings based on long ranging surface plasmon polariton waveguides

Stéphanie Jetté-Charbonneau, Robert Charbonneau, Nancy Lahoud, Greg Mattiussi, and Pierre Berini  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4674-4682 (2005)

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An experimental investigation of long-ranging surface plasmon-polariton waves guided along Bragg gratings fabricated from a thin finite width Au film embedded in a homogeneous background dielectric is reported. The operation of four grating families is demonstrated near the free space optical wavelength of 1550 nm. The influence of the length of the grating and the depth of effective index modulation on the performance of these elements is presented and discussed.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 27, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

Stéphanie Jetté-Charbonneau, Robert Charbonneau, Nancy Lahoud, Greg Mattiussi, and Pierre Berini, "Demonstration of Bragg gratings based on long-ranging surface plasmon polariton waveguides," Opt. Express 13, 4674-4682 (2005)

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