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Materials 2017, 10(7), 699;

Tunable Multiple Plasmon-Induced Transparencies Based on Asymmetrical Grapheme Nanoribbon Structures

School of Science, Jiangsu Provincial Research Center of Light Industrial Optoelectronic Engineering and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
Science and Technology on Electronic Test and Measurement Laboratory, North University of China, No. 3 Xueyuan Road, Taiyuan 030051, China
School of Physics and Optoelectronic Engineering, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing 210044, China
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Received: 10 May 2017 / Revised: 21 June 2017 / Accepted: 23 June 2017 / Published: 26 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Transparent Conducting Materials)
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We present plasmonic devices, consisting of periodic arrays of graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) and a graphene sheet waveguide, to achieve controllable plasmon-induced transparency (PIT) by numerical simulation. We analyze the bright and dark elements of the GNRs and graphene-sheet waveguide structure. Results show that applying the gate voltage can electrically tune the PIT spectrum. Adjusting the coupling distance and widths of GNRs directly results in a shift of transmission dips. In addition, increased angle of incidence causes the transmission to split into multiple PIT peaks. We also demonstrate that PIT devices based on graphene plasmonics may have promising applications as plasmonic sensors in nanophotonics. View Full-Text
Keywords: plasmon-induced transparency (PIT); graphene nanoribbons (GNRs); multiple peak; graphene plasmonics plasmon-induced transparency (PIT); graphene nanoribbons (GNRs); multiple peak; graphene plasmonics

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Lu, C.; Wang, J.; Yan, S.; Hu, Z.-D.; Zheng, G.; Yang, L. Tunable Multiple Plasmon-Induced Transparencies Based on Asymmetrical Grapheme Nanoribbon Structures. Materials 2017, 10, 699.

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