We report on observations of extraordinary terahertz transmission through dense metallic particle ensembles five orders of magnitude thicker than the radiation skin depth. The transmission is mediated by coherent near-field plasmonic coupling across the ensemble.
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(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
K. J. Chau and A. Y. Elezzabi, "Near-Field Mediated Terahertz Transmission through Random Media," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMI5.
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