Calculating Transmittance and Field Enhancement of n-Layer MIM Surface Plasmon Structure for Detection of Biological Nano-Objects

  • Arpan DeyasiEmail author
  • Pratibha Verma
  • Angsuman Sarkar
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 836)


In this paper, transmittance property of n-layer metal-insulator-metal surface plasmon structure is analytically investigated in the visible range of electromagnetic spectrum. Here n-layer signifies the critical number of layers after which increase in layer number insignificantly modifies the photonic behavior of the structure. Corresponding field enhancement is also computed to study the critical dimensions and external incident angles for maximum energy reflection. Peak in transmittance spectra is calculated when propagation constant of plasmon surface and that of incident wave becomes nearly equal. Results will help to detect biological nano-objects whose signature viruses have the same wavelength when transmittance peak occurs.


Transmittance Field enhancement MIM structure Surface plasmon Resonance Angle of incidence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringRCC Institute of Information TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringNIT AgartalaJiraniaIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringKalyani Government Engineering CollegeKalyaniIndia

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