Enhancing the properties of plasmonic nanowires

Thanos Ioannidis, Tatjana Gric, Andrei Gorodetsky, Aleksej Trofimov, Edik Rafailov

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In this paper, we show the approach to enhance the optical properties of the plasmonic nanowires from the perspectives of both field enhancement and tunability. Two different cases have been suggested for the consideration: the first one uses hollow-core metamaterial interface, while the other involves metallic nanowire metamaterial interface. It has been outlined, that the use of nanowire metamaterial interface allows for stretching the frequency range of surface wave existence from 500 THz (600 nm) to approximately 1000 THz (300 nm). Moreover, the nanowire metamaterial interface demonstrates better field confinement.

Original languageEnglish
Article number065014
JournalMaterials Research Express
Issue number6
Early online date25 Feb 2019
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2019

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  • metamaterial
  • nanowires
  • surface plasmons


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