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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 5 — Mar. 3, 2008
  • pp: 3114–3119

Plasmonic modes in W-shaped metal-coated silicon grooves

David Arbel and Meir Orenstein  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 3114-3119 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.003114


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Abstract

Measurements of a W-shaped metal-coated surface plasmon polariton waveguides are presented, showing complex confined modes both in the coupled pair of air filled metal V-grooves, as well as within the central metal-coated triangular silicon wedge. Mode calculations support the experimentally measured plasmonic modes. Such W-shaped plasmonic waveguides when integrated with Metal-Oxide-Silicon structures may be utilized for active plasmonic nano-optical devices.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: December 13, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 7, 2008
Published: February 21, 2008

Citation
David Arbel and Meir Orenstein, "Plasmonic modes in W-shaped metal-coated silicon grooves," Opt. Express 16, 3114-3119 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-5-3114


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