Terahertz plasmonic-like waveguide for integrated sensing applications

H. Amarloo, M. Neshat, S. Safavi-Naeini

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Abstract

A new plasmonic-like waveguide structure is proposed for integrated terahertz refractive index sensing. The surface plasmon-like wave is an effective means for high sensitivity sensing in the terahertz range, but most of the reported configurations are based on free space excitation using a prism, that is not convenient for integration. In the proposed structure a dielectric waveguide is used to excite the sensor. Dispersion characteristics and the sensitivity of the structure are calculated using COMSOL full-wave simulations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)836-838
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume49
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes

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