Plasmonics – the missing link between nanoelectronics and microphotonics
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Plasmonics is an exciting new device technology that has recently emerged. It exploits the unique optical properties of metallic nanostructures to enable routing and manipulation of light at the nanoscale. A tremendous synergy can be attained by integrating plasmonic, electronic, and conventional dielectric photonic devices on the same chip and taking advantage of the strengths of each technology. We will provide a perspective on future directions and possibilities for integrating plasmonic devices on a Si chip.
KeywordsElectron Beam Lithography Plasmonic Waveguide Metallic Nanostructures Waveguide Width Plasmonic Device
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