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Propagation properties of metallic dielectric cladded waveguides
Author(s): V. F. Rodriguez-Esquerre; Juarez Caetano da Silva; Zhaowei Liu
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Paper Abstract

The propagation properties of 1D waveguides composed by a dielectric core and a multilayered metallic dielectric cladding are numerically analyzed in details for applications covering the O-E-S-C-L-U optical communication bands. The propagation length, penetration depth and the figure of merit as a function of their geometrical and optical parameters are presented. The strong dependence of their properties with their constituent materials has been observed. Long propagation distances with high values of figure of merit can be obtained, opening the possibility to develop devices of high performance in the optical band under inspection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9918, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016, 99181Z (16 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238467
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V. F. Rodriguez-Esquerre, Federal Univ. of Bahia (Brazil)
Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
Juarez Caetano da Silva, Federal Univ. of Bahia (Brazil)
Federal Institute of Bahia (Brazil)
Zhaowei Liu, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9918:
Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016
Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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