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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2008
  • pp: 363–365

Enhanced coupling of plasmons in hole arrays with periodic dielectric antennas

D. Stolwijk, E. F.C. Driessen, M. A. Verschuuren, G. W. ’t Hooft, M. P. van Exter, and M. J.A. de Dood  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 4, pp. 363-365 (2008)

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We compare the angle-dependent transmission spectra of a metal hole array with dielectric pillars in each hole with that of a conventional metal hole array. The pillars enhance the optical transmission as well as the interaction between surface plasmon modes. This results in an observed splitting Δ ω ω as large as 6%, at normal incidence, for the modes on the pillar side of the array.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: September 7, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2007
Published: February 13, 2008

D. Stolwijk, E. F. C. Driessen, M. A. Verschuuren, G. W. 't Hooft, M. P. van Exter, and M. J. A. de Dood, "Enhanced coupling of plasmons in hole arrays with periodic dielectric antennas," Opt. Lett. 33, 363-365 (2008)

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