We report using Inverse Electromagnetic Design to computationally optimize optical antenna shapes. Optimized antennas deliver 10% of incident power to a 50x40x10 nm3 spot in a practical magnetic recording medium for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording.
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S. Bhargava, O. Miller, V. Ganapati, and E. Yablonovitch, "Inverse Design of Optical Antennas for Sub-Wavelength Energy Delivery," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CM2F.2.
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