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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2007
  • pp: 2354–2356

Simulations of hybrid long-range plasmon modes with application to 90 ° bends

Aloyse Degiron, Claudio Dellagiacoma, James G. McIlhargey, Gennady Shvets, Olivier J. F. Martin, and David R. Smith  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 16, pp. 2354-2356 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.002354


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Abstract

We perform rigorous simulations of hybrid long-range modes guided by a central metal core and a two-dimensional dielectric slab. We show that these modes are subject to fewer limitations than conventional long-range plasmon modes in terms of field confinement and guiding performance. These hybrid modes may offer substantial improvements for integrated plasmonic components, as illustrated here by the consideration of 90 ° bends.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2007
Published: August 2, 2007

Citation
Aloyse Degiron, Claudio Dellagiacoma, James G. McIlhargey, Gennady Shvets, Olivier J. F. Martin, and David R. Smith, "Simulations of hybrid long-range plasmon modes with application to 90° bends," Opt. Lett. 32, 2354-2356 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-16-2354


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