Lossless directional guiding of light in dielectric nanosheets using Dyakonov surface waves

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Takayama, Osamu; Artigas García, David; Torner Sabata, Lluís;
(2014)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/NNANO.2014.90
  • Subject: :Enginyeria de la telecomunicació::Telecomunicació òptica::Fotònica [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Fotònica | Nanotecnologia | Plasmon polaritons | Nanotechnology | Optics | Photonics
    arxiv: Physics::Optics

Guiding light at the nanoscale is usually accomplished using surface plasmons(1-12). However, plasmons propagating at the surface of a metal sustain propagation losses. A different type of surface excitation is the Dyakonov surface wave. These waves, which exist in loss... View more
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