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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2315–2319

Suppressed light transmission through corrugated metal films at normal incidence

Mykhaylo M. Dvoynenko, Ivan I. Samoylenko, and Juen-Kai Wang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 2315-2319 (2006)

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In the study of light transmission through corrugated metallic film, it has been shown that along with the enhancement of light transmission, suppression may take place at specific values of the period and magnitude of corrugation for normal light incidence. Suppression was found to be due to the interplay between symmetric and assymetric surface plasmon polariton modes at their simultaneous excitation.

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OCIS Codes
(240.0310) Optics at surfaces : Thin films
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 12, 2006

Mykhaylo M. Dvoynenko, Ivan I. Samoylenko, and Juen-Kai Wang, "Suppressed light transmission through corrugated metal films at normal incidence," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 2315-2319 (2006)

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