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Excitation of surface plasmon waves with a nanoantenna: simple analytical solution and its numerical verification
A.V. Dyshlyuk 1,2,3, A.A. Bogdanov 4, O.B. Vitirk 1,2

IACP FEB RAS, 690041, Russia, Vladivostok, 5, Radio Str.,
Far Eastern Federal University, 690091, Russia, Vladivostok, 8, Sukhanova Str.,
Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service, 690014, Russia, Vladivostok, 41, Gogolya Str.,
ITMO University, 197101, Russia, St. Petersburg, 49, Kronverskiy Ave.

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DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-CO-755

Pages: 893-900.

Full text of article: Russian language.

In this work, we demonstrate a simple analytical approach to the problem of surface plasmon polaritons excitation with a metallic nanoantenna placed above a metal surface. The method uses the reciprocity theorem and is similar to the calculation of amplitudes of dielectric waveguide modes excited by a current distribution. To maximize clarity of the demonstration, we formulate the problem in a simple two-dimensional geometry. The analytical results are shown to agree well with the numerical solution obtained by finite elements in frequency domain and finite difference in time domain methods.

surface plasmon polaritons, nanoantenna, excitation of surface plasmon polaritons, plasmonics, nanooptics.

Dyshlyuk AV, Bogdanov AA, Vitrik OB. Excitation of surface plasmon waves with a nanoantenna: simple analytical solution and its numerical verification. Computer Optics 2020; 44(6): 893-900. DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-CO-755.

This work was financially supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Project No. 20-02-00556А).


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