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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — May. 24, 2010
  • pp: 12027–12032

Transformational plasmonics: cloak, concentrator and rotator for SPPs

Muamer Kadic, Sebastien Guenneau, and Stefan Enoch  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 12027-12032 (2010)

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We adapt tools of transformation optics to surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) propagating at the interface between two anisotropic media of opposite permittivity sign. We identify the role played by entries of anisotropic heterogeneous tensors of permittivity and permeability-deduced from a coordinate transformation- in the dispersion relation governing propagation of SPPs. We apply this concept to an invisibility cloak, a concentrator and a rotator for SPPs.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: April 22, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 20, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 20, 2010
Published: May 21, 2010

Muamer Kadic, Sebastien Guenneau, and Stefan Enoch, "Transformational plasmonics: cloak, concentrator and rotator for SPPs," Opt. Express 18, 12027-12032 (2010)

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