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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 13541–13546

Dynamic cosine-Gauss plasmonic beam through phase control

Kai Xiao, Shibiao Wei, Changjun Min, Guanghui Yuan, S. W. Zhu, T. Lei, and X. -C. Yuan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 13541-13546 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.013541


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Abstract

We carry out an approach to dynamic manipulation of a nondiffracting cosine-Gauss plasmonic beam (CGPB) illuminated with an incident phase modulation within nanostructures by a spatial light modulator (SLM). By changing the hologram addressed on the SLM, dynamic control on the lobe width and the propagating direction of the CGPB is experimentally verified. Finally, we demonstrate an application example of this dynamic CGPB in routing optical signals to multichannel subwavelength wave guides through numerical simulation.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Plasmonics

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 21, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2014
Published: May 28, 2014

Citation
Kai Xiao, Shibiao Wei, Changjun Min, Guanghui Yuan, S. W. Zhu, T. Lei, and X. -C. Yuan, "Dynamic cosine-Gauss plasmonic beam through phase control," Opt. Express 22, 13541-13546 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-11-13541


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