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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13612–13617

Extraordinary transmission through dielectric screens with 1D sub-wavelength metallic inclusions

V. Delgado, R. Marqués, and L. Jelinek  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13612-13617 (2011)

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Extraordinary optical transmission (EOT) through dielectric screens periodically loaded with sub-wavelength 1D discontinuities, such as apertures or metallic insets is analyzed. The results of the analysis and computational electromagnetic simulations show that the transmission is higher for for metallic inclusions than for empty slits. This effect confirms that EOT is a quite general property of weakly transparent periodic diffraction screens and opens the door to optically induced EOT in photo-conductive semiconductor screens.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: March 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 3, 2011
Published: June 29, 2011

V. Delgado, R. Marqués, and L. Jelinek, "Extraordinary transmission through dielectric screens with 1D sub-wavelength metallic inclusions," Opt. Express 19, 13612-13617 (2011)

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