, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 609–616 | Cite as

Tunable Plasmon-Induced Transparency Effect in MIM Side-Coupled Isosceles Trapezoid Cavities System

  • Jicheng Wang
  • Yuying Niu
  • Dongdong Liu
  • Zheng-Da Hu
  • Tian Sang
  • Shumei Gao


We propose a plasmonic structure based on the metal-insulator-metal waveguide with the side-coupled isosceles trapezoid cavities. Both of the structures based on the side-coupled trapezoid cavities separated or connected with waveguides can realize the plasmon-induced transparency (PIT). By adjusting the structure parameters, the off-to-on PIT response can be tunably achieved. The coupled mode theory (CMT) method is used to study the PIT phenomenon and explain the transmission characteristics. This work may provide a potential way for designing highly integrated photonic devices.


Metal-insulator-metal Plasmon-induced transparency Trapezoid nanocavity Finite element method Coupled mode theory 



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 11504139, 11504140), the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (Grant Nos. BK20140167, BK20140128), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant Nos. JUSRP115A15, JUSRP51628B), the Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China (Grant No. 16KJB140016), and the Nature Science Foundation of Xuzhou Institute of Technology (Grant No. XKY2014206).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Science, Jiangsu Provincial Research Center of Light Industrial Optoelectronic Engineering and TechnologyJiangnan UniversityWuxiChina
  2. 2.School of Mathematics & Physics ScienceXuzhou Institute of TechnologyXuzhouChina

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