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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 9982–9987

Photonic band structures for bi-dimensional metallic mesa gratings

Juliette Plouin, Elodie Richalot, Odile Picon, Mathieu Carras, and Alfredo de Rossi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 9982-9987 (2006)

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Photonic band properties are presented for a two-dimensional rectangular-groove grating of metal into air. The properties of the surface modes are shown and discussed with a perfect electric conductor, and compared to those of surface plasmons with real metal. The same structure is also studied with real metal in the near infrared. The results are obtained with a 3-D finite element numerical code.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: June 20, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

Juliette Plouin, Elodie Richalot, Odile Picon, Mathieu Carras, and Alfredo de Rossi, "Photonic band structures for bi-dimensional metallic mesa gratings," Opt. Express 14, 9982-9987 (2006)

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