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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2007
  • pp: 1737–1739

Design of a subwavelength bent C-aperture waveguide

Paul Hansen, Lambertus Hesselink, and Brian Leen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 12, pp. 1737-1739 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001737


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Abstract

We present a design for a subwavelength C-shaped optical waveguide with a 90 ° junction that efficiently transports light while maintaining tight confinement with an exit spot size of λ 7 . Finite-difference time-domain simulations of perfect electric conductors and Au C-aperture waveguides are performed for optical frequencies. A design resonant near 780 nm is presented, with a spot size of 107 nm × 107 nm and an energy density enhancement factor of 10 for a bent waveguide of total length 1.4 μ m .

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2007
Published: June 7, 2007

Citation
Paul Hansen, Lambertus Hesselink, and Brian Leen, "Design of a subwavelength bent C-aperture waveguide," Opt. Lett. 32, 1737-1739 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-12-1737


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