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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 2132–2140

Controlling Fano resonance of ring/crescent-ring plasmonic nanostructure with Bessel beam

Fajun Xiao, Weiren Zhu, Malin Premaratne, and Jianlin Zhao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 2132-2140 (2014)

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We propose a method to dynamically control the Fano resonance of a ring/crescent-ring gold nanostructure by spatially changing the phase distribution of a probe Bessel beam. We demonstrate that a highly tunable Fano interference between the quadrupole and bright dipole modes can be realized in the near-infrared range. Even though a complex interference between a broad resonance and a narrower resonance lead to these observations, we show that a simple coupled oscillator model can accurately describe the behavior, providing valuable insights into the dynamics of the system. A further analysis of this structure uncovers a series of interesting phenomena such as anticrossing, sign changing of coupling and the spectral inversion of quadrupole and bright dipole modes. We further show that near field enhancement at Fano resonance can be actively controlled by modulating the phase distribution of the exciting incident Bessel beam.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

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Original Manuscript: November 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 1, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2014
Published: January 24, 2014

Fajun Xiao, Weiren Zhu, Malin Premaratne, and Jianlin Zhao, "Controlling Fano resonance of ring/crescent-ring plasmonic nanostructure with Bessel beam," Opt. Express 22, 2132-2140 (2014)

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