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Monte Carlo simulation of surface plasmon polariton excitation on U-bent multimode optical fibers
Author(s): Rudolf Klepacek; Ladislav Kalvoda
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Paper Abstract

Sharply bent optical fiber can be used as sensory systems. At first sight, application of curved optical fiber is refractometer but after immobilizing metal layer on stripped core of optical fiber its usage can be much more sophisticated. On the metal layer it is possible to excite surface plasmon polariton. In our case we use Drudes model of free electron and Monte Carlo method to calculate probability and real possibility of excitation of surface plasmon polariton on metal layer applied on the core of U-bent optical fiber. The calculated results allow for direct assessment of appropriate positions of metal layer on semi-toroid optical fiber in dependence on system parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8439, Optical Sensing and Detection II, 84390I (9 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922788
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Rudolf Klepacek, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
Ladislav Kalvoda, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8439:
Optical Sensing and Detection II
Francis Berghmans; Anna Grazia Mignani; Piet De Moor, Editor(s)

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