A new model of enhanced transmission of hole arrays accounts for both transmission suppression and modest enhancement, without a surface plasmon resonance; the model is valid for nonmetallic systems, and is supported by recent experiments.
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T. Thio and H. J. Lezec, "Diffracted Evanescent Wave Model for Enhancement and Suppression of Optical Transmission of Subwavelength Hole Arrays," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC104.
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