Centimeter‐Scale Propagation of Optical Surface Waves at Visible Wavelengths

  title={Centimeter‐Scale Propagation of Optical Surface Waves at Visible Wavelengths},
  author={Babak Vosoughi Lahijani and Nicolas Descharmes and Raphael Barbey and Ga{\"e}l David Osowiecki and Valentin Johannes Wittwer and Olga Razskazovskaya and Thomas S{\"u}dmeyer and Hans Peter Herzig},
  journal={Advanced Optical Materials},
Guiding and confining light at interfaces is crucial for applications involving light–matter interactions, such as surface spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, and quantum information technology. While dielectric surface waves offer promising perspectives for strong light confinement at non‐absorbing interfaces, their capacity has not yet been widely explored. This article focuses on the propagation properties of optical modes supported at the free surface of a 1D photonic crystal. The contributions… 
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