Nanoscale surface plasmon based resonator using rectangular geometry

Amir Hosseini, Yehia Massoud

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Abstract

The authors present an optical range resonator based on single mode metal-insulator-metal plasmonic gap waveguides. Complete transmission at 90° bends would enable the design of rectangular structures with cross-section area less than 500 nm2, which consequently leads to easing the fabrication process. The resonator exhibits a free spectral range of 270 nm. We show that a small bridge between the resonator and the input waveguide can be used to tune the resonance frequency. In addition, ultracompact add/drop directional couplers are realizable using the presented ring resonator structure. © 2007 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume90
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - May 10 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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