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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 4491–4498

Three-dimensional hybrid photonic crystals merged with localized plasmon resonances

Jiafang Li, MD Muntasir Hossain, Baohua Jia, Dario Buso, and Min Gu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 4491-4498 (2010)

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Localized plasmon resonances are proposed in a new concept of 3D photonic crystals stacked by hybrid rods made of dielectric-cores and metallic-nanoshells. The resonant plasmon coupling of inner and outer surfaces of the metallic-nanoshells forms the localized plasmon resonances which can be flexibly tuned by mediating the dielectric cores. At the resonance wavelengths, the strong electromagnetic wave-plasmon interaction leads to the enhancement in the structural absorption by more than 20 times. The tunability of the enhanced absorption is demonstrated in experiments.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(310.3915) Thin films : Metallic, opaque, and absorbing coatings
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: November 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 11, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 12, 2010
Published: February 19, 2010

Jiafang Li, MD Muntasir Hossain, Baohua Jia, Dario Buso, and Min Gu, "Three-dimensional hybrid photonic crystals merged with localized plasmon resonances," Opt. Express 18, 4491-4498 (2010)

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