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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 15 — Jul. 19, 2010
  • pp: 15389–15398

Subwavelength electromagnetic dynamics in stacked complementary plasmonic crystal slabs

Masanobu Iwanaga  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 15, pp. 15389-15398 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.015389


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Abstract

Resonant electromagnetic fields in stacked complementary plasmonic crystal slabs (sc-PlCSs) are numerically explored in subwavelength dimensions. It is found that the local plasmon resonances in the sc-PlCSs are composite states of locally enhanced electric and magnetic fields. Two sc-PlCSs are analyzed in this paper and it is shown that each sc-PlCS realizes a resonant electromagnetic state suggested by one of Maxwell equations. It is moreover clarified that the local plasmons open efficient paths of Poynting flux, those result in high-contrast polarized transmission.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 24, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 29, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 29, 2010
Published: July 2, 2010

Citation
Masanobu Iwanaga, "Subwavelength electromagnetic dynamics in stacked complementary plasmonic crystal slabs," Opt. Express 18, 15389-15398 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-15-15389


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