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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Ying
dc.contributor.authorXu, Yuehong
dc.contributor.authorTian, Chunxiu
dc.contributor.authorXu, Quan
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Xueqian
dc.contributor.authorLi, Yanfeng
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Xixiang
dc.contributor.authorHan, Jiaguang
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Weili
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-28T07:22:28Z
dc.date.available2018-01-28T07:22:28Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-11
dc.identifier.citationZhang Y, Xu Y, Tian C, Xu Q, Zhang X, et al. (2017) Terahertz spoof surface-plasmon-polariton subwavelength waveguide. Photonics Research 6: 18. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/PRJ.6.000018.
dc.identifier.issn2327-9125
dc.identifier.doi10.1364/PRJ.6.000018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/626894
dc.description.abstractSurface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) with the features of subwavelength confinement and strong enhancements have sparked enormous interest. However, in the terahertz regime, due to the perfect conductivities of most metals, it is hard to realize the strong confinement of SPPs, even though the propagation loss could be sufficiently low. One main approach to circumvent this problem is to exploit spoof SPPs, which are expected to exhibit useful subwavelength confinement and relative low propagation loss at terahertz frequencies. Here we report the design, fabrication, and characterization of terahertz spoof SPP waveguides based on corrugated metal surfaces. The various waveguide components, including a straight waveguide, an S-bend waveguide, a Y-splitter, and a directional coupler, were experimentally demonstrated using scanning near-field terahertz microscopy. The proposed waveguide indeed enables propagation, bending, splitting, and coupling of terahertz SPPs and thus paves a new way for the development of flexible and compact plasmonic circuits operating at terahertz frequencies. (C) 2017 Chinese Laser Press
dc.description.sponsorshipMinistry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (MOST) (2014CB339800); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (61420106006, 61422509, 61427814, 61575141, 61735012); National Science Foundation (NSF) (ECCS-1232081).
dc.publisherThe Optical Society
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.osapublishing.org/prj/abstract.cfm?uri=prj-6-1-18
dc.rightsThis paper was published in Photonics Research and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: https://www.osapublishing.org/prj/abstract.cfm?uri=prj-6-1-18. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
dc.subjectFar infrared or terahertz
dc.subjectIntegrated optics devices
dc.subjectSurface waves
dc.titleTerahertz spoof surface-plasmon-polariton subwavelength waveguide
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
dc.identifier.journalPhotonics Research
dc.eprint.versionPost-print
dc.contributor.institutionCenter for Terahertz Waves and College of Precision Instrument and Optoelectronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Key Laboratory of Optoelectronics Information and Technology Tianjin, Ministry of Education of China, Tianjin, 300072, , , China
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 74078, , United States
kaust.personTian, Chunxiu
kaust.personXu, Quan
kaust.personZhang, Xixiang


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