Utilizing the characteristics of surface plasmon effect, we proposed a new design of metallic nano-aperture exhibits higher power throughput at 1.40x and similar spot size, in comparison with the proposed optimal performance of a C-aperture.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
S. Yin, P. Cheng, and C. Tien, "Transmission through Composite Nano Aperture and Effects of Surface Plasmon Resonance," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD56.
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