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Surface plasmon waveguiding and detection: dielectric-loaded metal surfaces
Author(s): Joachim R. Krenn; Andreas Hohenau
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Paper Abstract

Dielectric thin films on a metal surface are an efficient means in terms of effective index contrast to realize optical elements for surface plasmon (SPs). We show that laterally structured thin films can on one hand be applied as SP lenses or prisms. On the other hand, they can be applied as SP waveguides, including bends and couplers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6641, Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties V, 664113 (22 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.741575
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Joachim R. Krenn, Univ. of Graz (Austria)
Andreas Hohenau, Univ. of Graz (Austria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6641:
Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties V
Mark I. Stockman, Editor(s)

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