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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 18689–18696

Multi-focus plasmonic lens design based on holography

Hui Pang, Hongtao Gao, Qiling Deng, Shaoyun Yin, Qi Qiu, and Chunlei Du  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 18689-18696 (2013)

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Multi-focus plasmonic lens with metallic nanoslits of variant widths have great potential applications in optical interconnection, integrated optics and nanophotonics. But the design method with simulated annealing algorithm or Yang-Gu algorithm requires complex calculation and multi focuses are limited to be set on the same output plane. In this paper, we propose a design method based on holography. The desired light field distribution and the incident plane wave can be treated as object wave and reference wave, respectively. So the calculation is relative simple and multi focuses can be located in different output plane. Numerical simulation of multi-focus lens design is performed through finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method and the result confirms the feasibility of our method.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: May 13, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 18, 2013
Published: July 30, 2013

Hui Pang, Hongtao Gao, Qiling Deng, Shaoyun Yin, Qi Qiu, and Chunlei Du, "Multi-focus plasmonic lens design based on holography," Opt. Express 21, 18689-18696 (2013)

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