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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 4 — Feb. 16, 2009
  • pp: 2968–2975

Dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguide-ring resonators

Tobias Holmgaard, Zhuo Chen, Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi, Laurent Markey, and Alain Dereux  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 2968-2975 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.002968


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Abstract

Using near-field microscopy, the performance of dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguide-ring resonators (WRRs) operating at telecom wavelengths is investigated for various waveguide-ring separations. It is demonstrated that compact (footprint ~ 150 μm2) and efficient (extinction ratio ~ 13 dB) WRR-based filters can be realized using UV-lithography. The WRR wavelength responses measured and calculated using the effective-index method are found in good agreement.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: December 18, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 2009
Published: February 12, 2009

Citation
Tobias Holmgaard, Zhuo Chen, Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi, Laurent Markey, and Alain Dereux, "Dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguide-ring resonators," Opt. Express 17, 2968-2975 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-4-2968


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