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OVERVIEW OF SIMULATION TECHNIQUES FOR PLASMONIC DEVICES

  • GEORGIOS VERONIS
  • SHANHUI FAN
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 131)

Abstract

Surface plasmons are electromagnetic waves that propagate along the interface of a metal and a dielectric. In a surface plasmon light interacts with the free electrons of the metal which oscillate collectively in response to the applied field. Recently, nanometer-scale metallic devices have shown the potential to manipulate light at the subwavelength scale using surface plasmons. This could lead to photonic circuits of nanoscale dimensions.

Keywords

Drude Model Dielectric Interface Plasmonic Device Numerical Simulation Technique Nonorthogonal Grid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • GEORGIOS VERONIS
    • 1
  • SHANHUI FAN
    • 1
  1. 1.Ginzton LaboratoryStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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