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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 27155–27162

Mason’s rule and Signal Flow Graphs applied to subwavelength resonant structures

Thomas Estruch, Fabrice Pardo, Benjamin Portier, Julien Jaeck, Sophie Derelle, and Riad Haidar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 27155-27162 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027155


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Abstract

Widely used for the design of resonant electronic devices, Mason’s scalar rule is adapted here to the study of resonant subwavelength optical structures. It turns out to be an efficient formalism, especially when dealing with multiple wave interference mechanisms. Indeed it allows to comprehend the underlying physical mechanisms of the structure in a straightforward way and fast analytical formulae can be retrieved. As an illustration, we apply it to the study of dual metallic gratings, which appear to be promissing optical filters as their spectral shape can be tailored according to needs.

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OCIS Codes
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 29, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2012
Published: November 16, 2012

Citation
Thomas Estruch, Fabrice Pardo, Benjamin Portier, Julien Jaeck, Sophie Derelle, and Riad Haidar, "Mason’s rule and Signal Flow Graphs applied to subwavelength resonant structures," Opt. Express 20, 27155-27162 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-24-27155


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