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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 13 — Jun. 22, 2009
  • pp: 11113–11121

Quadrupole–Dipole Transform based on Optical Near-Field Interactions in Engineered Nanostructures

Naoya Tate, Hiroki Sugiyama, Makoto Naruse, Wataru Nomura, Takashi Yatsui, Tadashi Kawazoe, and Motoichi Ohtsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 13, pp. 11113-11121 (2009)

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Nanophotonics has the potential to provide novel devices and systems with unique functions based on optical near-field interactions. Here we experimentally demonstrate, for the first time, what we call a quadrupole–dipole transform achieved by optical near-field interactions between engineered nanostructures. We describe its principles, the nanostructure design, fabrication of one- and two-layer gold nanostructures, an experimental demonstration, and optical characterization and analysis.

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OCIS Codes
(200.4560) Optics in computing : Optical data processing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication

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Original Manuscript: April 17, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 15, 2009
Published: June 18, 2009

Naoya Tate, Hiroki Sugiyama, Makoto Naruse, Wataru Nomura, Takashi Yatsui, Tadashi Kawazoe, and Motoichi Ohtsu, "Quadrupole–Dipole Transform based on Optical Near-Field Interactions in Engineered Nanostructures," Opt. Express 17, 11113-11121 (2009)

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