Novel dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguide for tight-confined hybrid plasmon mode

Youqiao Ma, Gerald Farrell, Yuliya Semenova, Hau Ping Chan, Hongzhou Zhang, Qiang Wu

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Abstract

In this paper, a novel metal-dielectric waveguide structure is proposed to support hybrid long range surface plasmon polaritons (LRSPPs) with a highly confined mode field. The simulation results showed that our proposed structure has better mode confinement and propagation length compared to that of conventional dielectric-loaded surface plasmon polaritons (DLSPPs) waveguides. This structure offers greater flexibility for the design of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) waveguides by altering the trade-off between mode confinement and propagation length. The proposed structure has significant potential for application in highly integrated photonic circuits.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1259-1263
JournalPlasmonics
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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