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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2014
  • pp: 6680–6690

Plasmon resonances in a stacked pair of graphene ribbon arrays with a lateral displacement

Meng-Dong He, Gui Zhang, Jian-Qiang Liu, Jian-Bo Li, Xin-Jun Wang, Zhen-Rong Huang, Lingling Wang, and Xiaoshuang Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 6, pp. 6680-6690 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.006680


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Abstract

We find that a stacked pair of graphene ribbon arrays with a lateral displacement can excite plasmon waveguide mode in the gap between ribbons, as well as surface plasmon mode on graphene ribbon surface. When the resonance wavelengthes of plasmon waveguide mode and surface plasmon mode are close to each other, there is a strong electromagnetic interaction between the two modes, and then they contribute together to transmission dip. The plasmon waveguide mode resonance can be manipulated by the lateral displacement and longitudinal interval between arrays due to their influence on the manner and strength of electromagnetic coupling between two arrays. The findings expand our understanding of electromagnetic resonances in graphene-ribbon array structure and may affect further engineering of nanoplasmonic devices and metamaterials.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.7000) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Transmission
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

ToC Category:
Plasmonics

History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2014
Published: March 14, 2014

Citation
Meng-Dong He, Gui Zhang, Jian-Qiang Liu, Jian-Bo Li, Xin-Jun Wang, Zhen-Rong Huang, Lingling Wang, and Xiaoshuang Chen, "Plasmon resonances in a stacked pair of graphene ribbon arrays with a lateral displacement," Opt. Express 22, 6680-6690 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-6-6680


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