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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 25 — Dec. 11, 2006
  • pp: 11945–11951

An angle-independent Frequency Selective Surface in the optical range

Daniel Van Labeke, Davy Gérard, Brahim Guizal, Fadi I. Baida, and Lifeng Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 25, pp. 11945-11951 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.011945


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Abstract

We suggest and numerically demonstrate a design for Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS) operating in the optical (visible and near-infrared) range. The position and width of the FSS bandpass do not depend on the angle of incidence and polarization state of the incoming light, allowing high transmission at any angle. The FSS is formed by annular apertures perforated in a metal film and arranged in a square array. Angle- and polarization-independent transmission properties are demonstrated for silver. These results can be extended to other metals as well as to other frequency domains.

© 2006 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:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: July 17, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 22, 2006
Published: December 11, 2006

Citation
Daniel Van Labeke, Davy Gérard, Brahim Guizal, Fadi I. Baida, and Lifeng Li, "An angle-independent Frequency Selective Surface in the optical range," Opt. Express 14, 11945-11951 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-25-11945


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