We study coupling between surface plasmons in metal-hole arrays. We observe avoided crossings in the measured transmission spectra for metal-hole arrays with a dielectric pillar in each hole and for arrays in index matching liquid.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators
M. J. de Dood, E. F. Driessen, D. Stolwijk, M. A. Verschuurem, G. W. 't Hooft, and M. P. van Exter, "Coupling Surface Plasmons: Index Matching and Dielectric Pillar Arrays," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA117.
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