We investigate the fabrication of dielectric components for surface plasmon polariton (SPP) processing by two-photon polymerization of photosensitive materials on metal surfaces. SPP guiding and focussing will be demonstrated using near- and far-field optical microscopy.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
C. Reinhardt, S. Passinger, and B. N. Chichkov, "Femtosecond Laser Fabricated Components for Surface Plasmon Guiding and Focussing," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuD7.
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