Terahertz surface plasmon propagation in nanoporous silicon layers

Published/Posted: May 15, 2010

Authors: Lo, S.-Z. A.; Murphy, T. E.

DOI: 10.1063/1.3432071

Abstract: We describe the fabrication and measurement of a terahertz surface plasmon waveguide in which the optical mode is localized within a nanoporous silicon slab. We compare the propagation characteristics among waveguides with different porous layer thickness, and present an analytical model that accurately describes the dispersion and loss in the waveguides.

S.-Z. A. Lo and T. E. Murphy, "Terahertz surface plasmon propagation in nanoporous silicon layers", Appl. Phys. Lett. 96(20) 201104 (2010)
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Posted in Nanoscience, Plasmonics, Terahertz