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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7025–7032

Analytical description of subwavelength plasmonic MIM resonators and of their combination

Charlie Koechlin, Patrick Bouchon, Fabrice Pardo, Jean-Luc Pelouard, and Riad Haïdar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7025-7032 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007025


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Abstract

We show that a periodic array of metal-insulator-metal resonators can be described as a high refractive index metamaterial. This approach permits to obtain analytically the optical properties of the structure and thus to establish conception rules on the quality factor or on total absorption. Furthermore, we extend this formalism to the combination of two independent resonators.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3060) Integrated optics : Infrared
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: October 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 22, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2012
Published: March 13, 2013

Citation
Charlie Koechlin, Patrick Bouchon, Fabrice Pardo, Jean-Luc Pelouard, and Riad Haïdar, "Analytical description of subwavelength plasmonic MIM resonators and of their combination," Opt. Express 21, 7025-7032 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-6-7025


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