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Coupling characteristics between slot plasmonic mode and dielectric waveguide mode
Author(s): Shuai Hu; Fang Liu; Ruiyuan Wan; Yidong Huang
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Paper Abstract

A hybrid coupler composed of a slot plasmonic waveguide and a dielectric waveguide is proposed and its coupling characteristics are analyzed. The simulation results show that the ultra-small mode of the slot plasmonic waveguide can be excited efficiently by the dielectric waveguide mode within the coupling length of just several microns, which provides an interface between the slot plasmonic devices and dielectric devices. Meanwhile, based on this hybrid the coupler, a highly integrated refractive index sensor could be realized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7990, Optical Sensors and Biophotonics II, 799005 (3 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888637
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Shuai Hu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Fang Liu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Ruiyuan Wan, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yidong Huang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7990:
Optical Sensors and Biophotonics II

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