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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 10 — May. 19, 2003
  • pp: 1131–1136

Light transmission by subwavelength square coaxial aperture arrays in metallic films

A. Moreau, G. Granet, F. I. Baida, and D. Van Labeke  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 10, pp. 1131-1136 (2003)

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Using the Fourier modal method, we study the enhanced transmission exhibited by arrays of square coaxial apertures in a metallic film. The calculated transmission spectrum is in good agreement with FDTD calculations. We show that the enhanced transmission can be explained when we consider a few guided modes of a coaxial waveguide.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 19, 2003
Revised Manuscript: April 29, 2003
Published: May 19, 2003

A. Moreau, G. Granet, F. Baida, and D. Van Labeke, "Light transmission by subwavelength square coaxial aperture arrays in metallic films," Opt. Express 11, 1131-1136 (2003)

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