Applied Physics A

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 615–617 | Cite as

Plasmonic crystal waveguides

  • Slobodan M. Vuković
  • Zoran Jakšić
  • Ilya V. Shadrivov
  • Yuri S. Kivshar


We study the properties of electromagnetic waves propagating along the waveguides with a periodic core created by alternating metal and dielectric layers, the so-called quasi-one-dimensional plasmonic crystal waveguides. Such waveguides can be symmetric or asymmetric, depending on the cladding or substrate material properties, as well as on the termination of the periodic structure. We analyze the dispersion characteristics as well as the profiles of the guided modes for several types of waveguide structure.


Surface Plasmon Polaritons Uniaxial Crystal Bloch Vector Planar Lens Plasmonic Crystal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Slobodan M. Vuković
    • 1
  • Zoran Jakšić
    • 2
  • Ilya V. Shadrivov
    • 3
  • Yuri S. Kivshar
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsUniversity of BelgradeZemunSerbia
  2. 2.Institute of Chemistry, Technology and MetallurgyUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  3. 3.Nonlinear Physics Centre, Research School of Physics and EngineeringThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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