Abstract

We discover that nanoscale metal-dielectric multilayers support a family of guided modes strongly confined within the bulk of the multilayer – the bulk plasmon modes. We verify existence of bulk plasmons by measuring their modal indices.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Guided modes in arrays of metallic nanowires

C. G. Poulton, M. Schmidt, G. Pearce, G. Kakarantzas, and P. St.J. Russell
CWC6 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2007

Narrow-Band Waveguide Taps Using Photonic Surface Modes Supported by Multilayer Dielectric Stacks

F.D. Lloyd-Lucas, R.D. Pechstedt, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell
IThG2 Integrated Photonics Research (IPR) 1995

Highly confined surface plasmon polariton modes guided by triangular (V-shape) metal/dielectric grooves at 1550nm

Yusheng Bian, Zheng Zheng, Ya Liu, Jiansheng Liu, Jinsong Zhu, and Tao Zhou
JWA40 Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2011

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription