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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 24 — Nov. 22, 2010
  • pp: 24946–24960

Surface plasmon field enhancements in deterministic aperiodic structures

Roman Shugayev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 24, pp. 24946-24960 (2010)

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In this paper we analyze optical properties and plasmonic field enhancements in large aperiodic nanostructures. We introduce extension of Generalized Ohm’s Law approach to estimate electromagnetic properties of Fibonacci, Rudin-Shapiro, cluster-cluster aggregate and random deterministic clusters. Our results suggest that deterministic aperiodic structures produce field enhancements comparable to random morphologies while offering better understanding of field localizations and improved substrate design controllability. Generalized Ohm’s law results for deterministic aperiodic structures are in good agreement with simulations obtained using discrete dipole method.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(240.6695) Optics at surfaces : Surface-enhanced Raman scattering

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: August 30, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 5, 2010
Published: November 15, 2010

Roman Shugayev, "Surface plasmon field enhancements in deterministic aperiodic structures," Opt. Express 18, 24946-24960 (2010)

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