A novel nano-plasmonic band-gap splitter based on a T-shaped Bragg grating waveguide

Ma, Youqiao, Farrell, Gerald, Semenova, Yuliya and Wu, Qiang (2012) A novel nano-plasmonic band-gap splitter based on a T-shaped Bragg grating waveguide. In: Nanophotonics IV. Proceedings of SPIE, 8424 . SPIE, Bellingham, p. 842431. ISBN 9780819491169

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.922675

Abstract

In this paper, a novel T-shaped plasmonic metal-insulator-metal (MIM) splitter with one input and two outputs is proposed, which uses simple stacked Bragg reflectors placed on both the left and right branches. Simulation results show that the resonance wavelengths of the surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) can be effectively controlled and guided along the desired direction with high confinement by properly designing the parameters of the structure, such as the refractive index of the dielectric, the period and the number of dielectric modulations N. Moreover, the splitting ratio is found to be adjustable by tuning the value of N.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: F300 Physics
H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 29 May 2015 14:00
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:53
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/22694

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