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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2006
  • pp: 2792–2794

Spatial mode properties of plasmon-assisted transmission

Xi-Feng Ren, Guo-Ping Guo, Yun-Feng Huang, Zhi-Wei Wang, and Guang-Can Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 18, pp. 2792-2794 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002792


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Abstract

Orbital angular momentum of photons is explored to study the spatial mode properties of the plasmon-assisted transmission process. We found that photons carrying different orbital angular momenta have different transmission efficiencies, while the coherence between these spatial modes can be preserved.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: March 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 21, 2006
Published: August 25, 2006

Citation
Xi-Feng Ren, Guo-Ping Guo, Yun-Feng Huang, Zhi-Wei Wang, and Guang-Can Guo, "Spatial mode properties of plasmon-assisted transmission," Opt. Lett. 31, 2792-2794 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-18-2792


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