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Effect of surface plasmon cross-talk on optical properties of closely packed nano-hole arrays

Fartash Vasefi, Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 25, pp. 25773-25779 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.025773


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Abstract

The integration and miniaturization of nanostructure-based optical devices based on interaction with surface plasmons requires the fabrication of patterns of multiple nanostructures with tight spacing. The effect of surface plasmon energy interchange (cross-talk) across large grids of nanostructures and its effect on the optical characteristics of individual nanostructures have not been investigated. In this paper, we experimentally fabricated a large grid of individual nano-hole arrays of various hole diameter, hole spacing, and inter-array spacing. The spectral optical transmission of each nano-hole array was measured and the effect of inter-array spacing on the transmission spectra and resonance wavelength was determined.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 22, 2011
Published: December 2, 2011

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Vol. 7, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Fartash Vasefi, Mohamadreza Najiminaini, Bozena Kaminska, and Jeffrey J. L. Carson, "Effect of surface plasmon cross-talk on optical properties of closely packed nano-hole arrays," Opt. Express 19, 25773-25779 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-25-25773


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