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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8303–8311

Optical properties of the crescent and coherent applications

Yufei Wang, Wenjun Zhou, Anjin Liu, Wei Chen, Feiya Fu, Xinyu Yan, Bin Jiang, Qikun Xue, and Wanhua Zheng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8303-8311 (2011)

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By out-of-particle surface plasmon (SP) excitation in the near infrared range, the influences of key parameters on the basic optical properties of the Au crescent are qualitatively studied from the mode dispersion. Based on the coherent control of SP wave, a crescent pair sensor with the intensified extracted signal and the controllability of sensing is proposed. In addition, the crescent half replaced by Ag functioning as a position detector is also proposed. The particular phase of the detecting light as a detection parameter is used to improve the accuracy of the position detection.

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OCIS Codes
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(250.0040) Optoelectronics : Detectors

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: December 14, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2011
Published: April 15, 2011

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Yufei Wang, Wenjun Zhou, Anjin Liu, Wei Chen, Feiya Fu, Xinyu Yan, Bin Jiang, Qikun Xue, and Wanhua Zheng, "Optical properties of the crescent and coherent applications," Opt. Express 19, 8303-8311 (2011)

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