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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 070501–

Characterization of x-shaped nanoaperture antenna arrays operating in mid-infrared regime

Mustafa Turkmen  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 7, pp. 070501- (2013)

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The characterization of x-shaped antenna arrays operating in the mid-infrared is proposed. An equivalent circuit model for the resonant characteristic of the x-shaped nanoaperture antenna arrays is also included. In order to understand the resonance behavior of the structure, a detailed study of the field-enhancement capabilities and light transmission characteristics of the structure is proposed. In the experimental studies, the transmission characteristics of the periodic x-apertures are analyzed by varying the geometrical dimensions. Consequently, it is observed that the periodic subwavelength x-apertures show extremely high near-field optical resolution and enhanced transmission compared with the other nm-sized apertures.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3060) Integrated optics : Infrared
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Mustafa Turkmen, "Characterization of x-shaped nanoaperture antenna arrays operating in mid-infrared regime," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11, 070501- (2013)

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