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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2012
  • pp: 9523–9534

Mechanical active control of surface plasmon properties

Damien Armand, Gen Taguchi, and Yutaka Kadoya  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 9523-9534 (2012)

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We present a multilayer device which allows the control of Surface Plasmon (SP) propagation properties (propagation length and extension). A simple modification on an inner air gap thickness strongly affects SP propagation mode due to coupling with Parallel-Plate (PP) mode.

© 2012 OSA

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.2235) Detectors : Far infrared or terahertz

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: January 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 16, 2012
Published: April 11, 2012

Damien Armand, Gen Taguchi, and Yutaka Kadoya, "Mechanical active control of surface plasmon properties," Opt. Express 20, 9523-9534 (2012)

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