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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 7 — Mar. 29, 2010
  • pp: 6686–6692

Imaging properties of Fresnel zone plate-like surface plasmon polariton launching lenses

Jiayuan Wang, Xiaofei Wu, and Jiasen Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 7, pp. 6686-6692 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.006686


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Abstract

A general design method of Fresnel zone plate-like surface plasmon polariton launching lenses (SPPLLs) with an arbitrary phase correction step is proposed, which can implement imaging between the far-field light and surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs). The imaging properties of half-wave SPPLLs, including the resolution power, object-image relationships, and aberrations, are investigated by using a simulation method based on Huygens-Fresnel principle with SPP point source model. The results show that SPPLLs are suitable for the connection between plasmonic and conventional diffraction-limited photonic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(240.3990) Optics at surfaces : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2010
Published: March 16, 2010

Citation
Jiayuan Wang, Xiaofei Wu, and Jiasen Zhang, "Imaging properties of Fresnel zone plate-like surface plasmon polariton launching lenses," Opt. Express 18, 6686-6692 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-7-6686


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