Plasmonics: Merging Photonics and Electronics at Nanoscale Dimensions

  title={Plasmonics: Merging Photonics and Electronics at Nanoscale Dimensions},
  author={Ekmel Ozbay},
  pages={189 - 193}
  • E. Ozbay
  • Published 13 January 2006
  • Physics
  • Science
Electronic circuits provide us with the ability to control the transport and storage of electrons. However, the performance of electronic circuits is now becoming rather limited when digital information needs to be sent from one point to another. Photonics offers an effective solution to this problem by implementing optical communication systems based on optical fibers and photonic circuits. Unfortunately, the micrometer-scale bulky components of photonics have limited the integration of these… 
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