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Plasmonic Nanoguides and Circuits

1st Edition

Edited by Sergey Bozhevolnyi

Jenny Stanford Publishing

452 pages | 74 Color Illus. | 165 B/W Illus.

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In this book, the authors concentrate on the surface Plasmon (SP) waveguide configurations ensuring nanoscale confinement and review the current status of this rapidly emerging field, considering different configurations being developed for nanoscale plasmonic guides and circuits. Both fundamental physics and application aspects of plasmonics are reviewed in detail by the world's leading experts. A unique feature of this book is its strong focus on a particular subfield of plasmonics dealing with subwavelength (nanoscale) waveguiding, an area which is especially important in view of the explosively growing interest in plasmonic interconnects and nanocircuits.


"This book brings together expert contributions from experimentalists and theorists in the field of plasmonic waveguides and devices who steer readers through the underlying physical principles of plasmonic circuitry to specific designs and applications. Possible plasmonic waveguide geometries as well as their advantages and drawbacks are clearly and comprehensively discussed with various uses in mind, ranging from optical communication components, on-chip interconnects and electronic-photonic hybrid circuits. It makes fascinating reading and equally gives food for thought to nanophotonics practitioners and students alike."

—Prof. Anatoly Zayats, Queen's University of Belfast, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction to Surface Plasmon Polariton Waveguides

Negative Dielectric Optical Waveguides for Nano-Optical Guiding

Nanoparticle Plasmon Waveguides

Surface Plasmon Polariton Gap Waveguide and Its Applications

Metal Heterostructures

Plasmonic Slot Waveguides

Plasmonic Modulators

Metal Trench Waveguides: Experiments and Analysis

Fundamentals of Channel and Wedge Plasmon Polaritons

Channel Plasmon Polaritons in Triangular Grooves

Nanophotonic Components Utilizing Channel Plasmon Polaritons

Adiabatic Concentration and Coherent Control in Nanoplasmonic Waveguides

Nanoplasmonics: Components, Devices and Circuits

About the Editor

Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi is professor at the Institute of Sensors, Signals and Electrotechnics (SENSE) at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. He received an MSc in physics in 1978 and a PhD in quantum electronics in 1981 from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (also known as "FizTech") and a DSc in 1998 from Aarhus University, Denmark. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 papers in refereed journals as well as five book chapters. A co-author of eight patents, he is currently involved with research in nano-optics and plasmonics, including near-field imaging and light scattering, enhancement and guiding by nanostructures. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

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