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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 16 — Aug. 2, 2010
  • pp: 16771–16776

Enhanced electromagnetic coupling between terahertz radiation and plasmons in a grating-gate transistor structure on membrane substrate

Vyacheslav V. Popov, Denis V. Fateev, Olga V. Polischuk, and Michael S. Shur  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 16, pp. 16771-16776 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.016771


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Abstract

We have shown that the electromagnetic coupling of a grating-gate plasmonic detector to terahertz radiation can be considerably enhanced by placing the detector onto a membrane substrate and using a narrow-slit grating-gate. The responsivity of the membrane detector can be enhanced by a factor of 50 as compared to a conventional grating-gate plasmonic detector on a bulk substrate due to enhanced electromagnetic coupling between the plasmons and terahertz radiation.

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OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(040.2235) Detectors : Far infrared or terahertz
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: June 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2010
Published: July 23, 2010

Citation
Vyacheslav V. Popov, Denis V. Fateev, Olga V. Polischuk, and Michael S. Shur, "Enhanced electromagnetic coupling between terahertz radiation and plasmons in a grating-gate transistor structure on membrane substrate," Opt. Express 18, 16771-16776 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-16-16771


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