Abstract

A long range surface plasmon polariton (LR-SPP) insulator-metal-insulator waveguide was integrated with a thin film In<sup>x</sup>Ga<sup>1-x</sup>As-based photodetector (PD) on silicon for planar detection of LR-SPPs, and demonstrated coupling from the LR-SPP to the PD.

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