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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-869-8
THz Plasmonics (CWG)

Funneling of Terahertz Electromagnetic Waves through Nanogap Device

M. A. Seo, H. R. Park, J. S. Kyoung, S. M. Koo, N. K. Park, O. K. Suwal, S. S. Choi, and D. S. Kim


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We show that terahertz waves transmit through a λ/30,000 nanogap separating two conducting planes. The field enhancement responsible for this light funneling has a 1/f dependence, which originates from the charging time of the gap.

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OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(040.2235) Detectors : Far infrared or terahertz
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

M. A. Seo, H. R. Park, J. S. Kyoung, S. M. Koo, N. K. Park, O. K. Suwal, S. S. Choi, and D. S. Kim, "Funneling of Terahertz Electromagnetic Waves through Nanogap Device," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CWG3.

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