Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 857–867

Adaptive spatial resolution: application to surface plasmon waveguide modes


DOI: 10.1007/s11082-006-9010-3

Cite this article as:
Debackere, P., Bienstman, P. & Baets, R. Opt Quant Electron (2006) 38: 857. doi:10.1007/s11082-006-9010-3


In order to simulate surface plasmon waveguide structures we have utilized and improved the adaptive spatial resolution technique and combined it with PML boundary conditions. Using this new technique we have developed a novel concept for an integrated surface plasmon biosensor.


Fourier modal methodadaptive spatial resolutionsurface plasmon waveguidesbiosensors

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Photonics Research Group, Department of Information TechnologyGent UniversityGentBelgium