Abstract

A novel triangular-shaped plasmonic metal-insulator-metal (MIM) Bragg grating waveguide is introduced, whose band-gap is narrower than that of the conventional step type and wider than that of the sawtoothshaped one. Moreover apodized triangular-shaped MIM Bragg grating structures are proposed in order to reduce the side lobes of the transmission spectrum, because the Bragg reflector with a sawtooth profile has a smoother transmission spectrum than that of a triangular-shaped one. The performance of the proposed structures is simulated by using the finite difference time domain method.

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S. A. Maier, "Plasmonics: metal nanostructures for subwavelength photonic devices," IEEE J. Select. Topics Quantum Electron. 12, 1214-1220 (2006).
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[Crossref]

J. Electromagn. Waves and Appl. (3)

L. Lin, R. J. Blaikie, and R. J. Reeves, "Surface-plasmonenhanced optical transmission through planar metal films," J. Electromagn. Waves and Appl. 1, 634-637 (2005).

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S. A. Kim, S. J. Kim, S. H. Lee, T. H. Park, K. M. Byun, S. G. Kim, and M. L. Shuler, "Detection of avian influenza-DNA hybridization using wavelength-scanning surface plasmon resonance biosensor," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 13, 392-397 (2009).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

Opt. Comm. (1)

Z. Han, L. Liu, and E. Forsberg, "Ultra-compact directional couplers and Mach-Zehnder interferometers employing surface plasmon polaritons," Opt. Comm. 259, 690-695 (2006).
[Crossref]

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Y. Sugawara, T. A. Kelf, and J. J. Baumberg, "Strong coupling between localized plasmons and organic excitons in metal nanovoids," Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 266808 (2006).
[Crossref]

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Y. Q. Zhang and D. B. Ge, "A unified FDTD approach for electromagnetic analysis of dispersive objects," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIER 96, 155-172 (2009).

F. M. Kong, H. Huang, B. I. Wu, and J. A. Kong, "Analysis of the surface magnetoplasmon modes in the semiconducor slit waveguide at terahertz frequencies," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIER 82, 257-270 (2008).

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A. Taflove and S. C. Hagness, Computational Electrodynamics. The Finite-difference Time-domain Method (Artech House, Boston, USA, 2000).

H. Rather, Surface Plasmon (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 1988).

S. A. Maier, Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications (Springer, New York, USA, 2007).

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