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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2783–2785

Self-imaging generation of plasmonic void arrays

Shibiao Wei, Jiao Lin, Rong Wang, Qian Wang, Guanghui Yuan, Luping Du, Yanqin Wang, Xiangang Luo, Minghui Hong, Changjun Min, and Xiaocong Yuan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 15, pp. 2783-2785 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002783


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Abstract

A plasmonic device is proposed to produce a self-imaging surface plasmon void array (2D surface bottle beam array) by the interference of two nondiffracting surface beams, namely, cosine-Gauss beams. The self-imaging surface voids are shown by full-wave calculations and then verified experimentally with an aperture-type near-field scanning optical microscope. We also demonstrate that the void array can be adjusted with flexibility in terms of the pattern and the number of voids.

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OCIS Codes
(070.6760) Fourier optics and signal processing : Talbot and self-imaging effects
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

History
Original Manuscript: April 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2013
Published: July 29, 2013

Citation
Shibiao Wei, Jiao Lin, Rong Wang, Qian Wang, Guanghui Yuan, Luping Du, Yanqin Wang, Xiangang Luo, Minghui Hong, Changjun Min, and Xiaocong Yuan, "Self-imaging generation of plasmonic void arrays," Opt. Lett. 38, 2783-2785 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-15-2783


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