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Lowest oscillating mode in a nanoscale planar waveguide with double-negative material

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Min Cheng, Yingwu Zhou

Minjiang University, Department of Physics and Electronic Information Engineering, No. 1 Wenxian Road, Fuzhou, Fujian 350108 China

Shangyuan Feng, Juqiang Lin, Rong Chen

Fujian Normal University, Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Science and Technology for Medicine, Ministry of Education, Fuzhou, Fujian 0591 China

J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 039504 (December 15, 2009). doi:10.1117/1.3286425
History: Received December 2, 2009; Revised December 11, 2009; Accepted December 14, 2009; December 15, 2009; Online December 15, 2009
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Abstract

The lowest oscillating waveguide mode can exist in guiding layer of a double-negative material that is symmetrically encapsulated in a double-positive material, even when the guiding layer's thickness is many times smaller than the operating free-space wavelength.

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Min Cheng ; Yingwu Zhou ; Shangyuan Feng ; Juqiang Lin and Rong Chen
"Lowest oscillating mode in a nanoscale planar waveguide with double-negative material", J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 039504 (December 15, 2009). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3286425


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