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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 10 — Nov. 8, 2013

Optical near-field–mediated polarization asymmetry induced by two-layer nanostructures

Makoto Naruse, Naoya Tate, Yasuyuki Ohyagi, Morihisa Hoga, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Hirokazu Hori, Aurélien Drezet, Serge Huant, and Motoichi Ohtsu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 21857-21870 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.021857


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Abstract

We demonstrate that a two-layer shape-engineered nanostructure exhibits asymmetric polarization conversion efficiency thanks to near-field interactions. We present a rigorous theoretical foundation based on an angular-spectrum representation of optical near-fields that takes account of the geometrical features of the proposed device architecture and gives results that agree well with electromagnetic numerical simulations. The principle used here exploits the unique intrinsic optical near-field processes associated with nanostructured matter, while eliminating the need for conventional scanning optical fiber probing tips, paving the way to novel nanophotonic devices and systems.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 3, 2013
Published: September 10, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Makoto Naruse, Naoya Tate, Yasuyuki Ohyagi, Morihisa Hoga, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Hirokazu Hori, Aurélien Drezet, Serge Huant, and Motoichi Ohtsu, "Optical near-field–mediated polarization asymmetry induced by two-layer nanostructures," Opt. Express 21, 21857-21870 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-19-21857


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