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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 3296–3305

Sensitivity enhancement through overlapping simultaneously excited Fano resonance modes of metallic-photonic-crystal sensors

Jian Zhang, Xinping Zhang, Xueqiong Su, Yi Lu, Shengfei Feng, and Li Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 3296-3305 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003296


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Abstract

We investigated enhancement of sensitivity of sensors based on metallic photonic crystals through tuning the thickness of the waveguide layer by pulsed laser deposition. Thicker waveguides made of InGaZnO allow double resonance of Fano coupling modes due to plasmonic-photonic interactions. Tuning the angle of incidence enables overlap between these doubly resonant modes, which induces much enlarged and spectrally narrowed sensor signals, leading to significantly enhanced sensitivity of the sensor device. The thickness of the waveguide layer is found to be a crucial structural parameter to improve sensitivity of the MPC sensors.

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OCIS Codes
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: December 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 22, 2014
Published: February 4, 2014

Citation
Jian Zhang, Xinping Zhang, Xueqiong Su, Yi Lu, Shengfei Feng, and Li Wang, "Sensitivity enhancement through overlapping simultaneously excited Fano resonance modes of metallic-photonic-crystal sensors," Opt. Express 22, 3296-3305 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-3-3296


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