We successfully fabricated a nano-dot coupler with a plasmon-polariton condenser for optical far/near-field conversion. Highly efficient energy transfer in the nano-dot coupler via near-field coupling between the plasmon-polariton modes of neighboring particles was observed.
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(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
T. Yatsui, W. Nomura, M. Kourogi, and M. Ohtsu, "Plasmon polariton transfer along a nano-dot coupler for optical far/near field conversion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IFC3.
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