We propose an all-optical method to actively control the transmission of nanoslit arrays for scanning and lensing applications. We show that by utilizing two lateral control slits, the transmitted beam can be actively steered.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Optics at Surfaces
Original Manuscript: December 8, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2010
Published: June 7, 2010
A. E. Çetin, K. Güven, and Ö. E. Müstecaplıoğlu, "Active control of focal length and beam deflection in a metallic nanoslit array lens with multiple sources," Opt. Lett. 35, 1980-1982 (2010)