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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 16 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 15363–15370

Plasmonic-induced optical transparency in the near-infrared and visible range with double split nanoring cavity

Shao-Ding Liu, Zhi Yang, Rui-Ping Liu, and Xiu-Yan Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 16, pp. 15363-15370 (2011)

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Abstract: Plasmonic-induced optical transparency with double split nanoring cavity is investigated with finite difference time domain method. The coupling between the bright third-order mode of split nanoring with one gap and the dark quadrupole mode of split nanoring with two gaps leads to plasmonic analogue of electromagnetically induced transparency. The transparence window is easily modified to the near-infrared and visible range. Numerical results show a group index of 16 with transmission exceeding 0.76 is achieved for double split nanoring cavity. There is large cavity volume of double split nanoring, and the field enhancement inside the cavity is homogenous. Double split nanoring cavity could be a good platform for slow light and sensing applications.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: June 13, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2011
Published: July 26, 2011

Shao-Ding Liu, Zhi Yang, Rui-Ping Liu, and Xiu-Yan Li, "Plasmonic-induced optical transparency in the near-infrared and visible range with double split nanoring cavity," Opt. Express 19, 15363-15370 (2011)

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