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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2005–2014

Diffraction from a subwavelength elliptic aperture: analytic approximate aperture fields

Jean-Baptiste Masson and Guilhem Gallot  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 2005-2014 (2012)

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An analytical approximate solution of the electromagnetic field on a subwavelength elliptical hole in a thin perfectly conducting screen is presented. Illumination is a linear polarized, normally incident plane wave. A polynomial development method is used and allows one to obtain an easy-to-use analytical solution of the fields, which can be used to build analytical expressions of aperture fields for apertures in anisotropic structures.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 13, 2012
Published: August 31, 2012

Jean-Baptiste Masson and Guilhem Gallot, "Diffraction from a subwavelength elliptic aperture: analytic approximate aperture fields," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 2005-2014 (2012)

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