We have characterized laser beam propagation, with up to 10W power, through an extraordinary transmission grating fabricated on GaAs. The grating was designed to have a 10 µm fundamental resonance at the metal/dielectric interface.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices
E. A. Shaner, B. Passmore, A. Grine, and D. Wasserman, "Mid-Infrared Beam Propagation and Modulation in Extraordinary Transmission Gratings," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MMD6.
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