Vitaly Felix Rodriguez Esquerre

P07 – Low-Cross-Talk Metal-Dielectric-Metal Waveguide Intersections Based on Sodium

Rodriguez-Esquerre V. F., Muzis Sobrinho C. G., Matos Barreto P. P., Malheiros-Silveira G. N.

We analyzed the transmission properties of two plasmonic waveguides crossing by using numerical simulations. The subwavelength width waveguides are composed of sodiumair-sodium. The crossing structure is composed by a compact cross-shaped resonant cavity with a four-fold symmetry. The results demonstrated the feasibility of using sodium as a low loss material for several applications for nanoplasmonic […]

P13 – Genetic algorithm optimization of infrared plasmonic absorbers

Souza Bezerra D., Rodriguez-Esquerre V. F.

The absorption of a multiband absorber based on a periodical plasmonic grating has been optimized. The optical and geometrical parameters of the plasmonic structure which is composed of germanium and gold are determined by an efficient genetic algorithm. The electromagnetic response of the absorber is numerically obtained by using the frequency domain finite element method. […]