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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 14 — Jul. 2, 2012
  • pp: 16092–16103

Transmission phase control by stacked metal-dielectric hole array with two-dimensional geometric design

Takayuki Matsui, Hideki T. Miyazaki, Atsushi Miura, Tsuyoshi Nomura, Hisayoshi Fujikawa, Kazuo Sato, Naoki Ikeda, Daiju Tsuya, Masayuki Ochiai, Yoshimasa Sugimoto, Masanori Ozaki, Masanori Hangyo, and Kiyoshi Asakawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 14, pp. 16092-16103 (2012)

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Transmission phase control is experimentally demonstrated using stacked metal-dielectric hole arrays with a two-dimensional geometric design. The transmission phase varies drastically with small frequency shifts due to structural resonances. Laterally propagating surface plasmon polaritons excited by the periodic hole array roughly determine the resonance frequency, whereas localized resonances in each hole determine the dispersion. The transmission phase at various frequencies is directly evaluated using interferometric microscopy, and the formation of an inclined wavefront is demonstrated using a beam steering element in which the hole shapes gradually change in-plane from square to circular.

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OCIS Codes
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2012
Published: June 29, 2012

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