We report on a drastic near-to-far field spectral evolution in the transmission spectra of metallic nanoslit arrays. The far-field spectral minimum is located exactly at the near-field spectral maximum, confirming an equipartition of diffraction orders.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
D. J. Park, K. G. Lee, H. W. Ghim, C. Ropers, C. Lienau, Q. Park, J. H. Kim, and D. S. Kim, "Near-to-Far Field Spectral Evolution in Plasmonic Crystals," 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 QMI3.
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