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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2006
  • pp: 47–49

Field concentration by exciting surface defect modes

Mathieu Carras and Alfredo De Rossi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 47-49 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000047


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Abstract

We propose a design for patterned metal-coated surfaces allowing efficient broadband coupling of radiation to a fully localized surface cavity mode, resulting in a zero-focal-length concentrator. This finite structure exploits the interplay of a defect mode cavity with a coupling grating and is investigated through the modal expansion method and finite-difference time domain calculations.

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OCIS Codes
(040.4200) Detectors : Multiple quantum well
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.3090) Physical optics : Infrared, far

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

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Mathieu Carras and Alfredo De Rossi, "Field concentration by exciting surface defect modes," Opt. Lett. 31, 47-49 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-1-47


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