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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 16 — Jul. 30, 2012
  • pp: 17552–17559

Multiband plasmonic absorber based on transverse phase resonances

Yanxia Cui, Kin Hung Fung, Jun Xu, Sailing He, and Nicholas X. Fang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 16, pp. 17552-17559 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.017552


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Abstract

We demonstrate a multiband plasmonic absorber based on transverse phase resonances. We show that the modification of conventional metallic surfaces of T-shape grooves can cause mode splitting of the plasmonic waveguide cavity modes due to lattice scattering and all the new resonant modes exhibit large absorbtivity greater than 90%. Some of the generated absorption peaks have wide-angle characteristics. Furthermore, we find that the proposed structure is fairly insensitive to the alignment error between different layers.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(310.3915) Thin films : Metallic, opaque, and absorbing coatings

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 2012
Published: July 18, 2012

Citation
Yanxia Cui, Kin Hung Fung, Jun Xu, Sailing He, and Nicholas X. Fang, "Multiband plasmonic absorber based on transverse phase resonances," Opt. Express 20, 17552-17559 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-16-17552


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