We show various analogies of plasmonic diffractive optics to classical diffractive optics and distinguished characteristics of plasmonic diffractive optics. Novel subwavelength metallic devices based on those properties are also presented.
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
B. Lee, J. Park, S. Lee, H. Kim, S. Cho, and S. Kim, "Plasmonic Diffractive Optics - Its Analogy to Classical Diffractive Optics and Use for Subwavelength Metallic Devices," in Frontiers in Optics 2010/Laser Science XXVI, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper FThBB2.
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