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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1748–1750

Enhancing spin-orbit interaction of light by plasmonic nanostructures

J. Soni, S. Ghosh, S. Mansha, A. Kumar, S. Dutta Gupta, A. Banerjee, and N. Ghosh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 10, pp. 1748-1750 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001748


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Abstract

The spin orbit interactions (SOI) of light mediated by single scattering from plasmon resonant metal nanoparticles (nanorods and nanospheres) are investigated using Jones and Mueller matrix polarimetry formalism. The effect of neighboring resonances in plasmonic nanostructures (e.g., orthogonal electric dipolar modes in rods or electric dipolar and quadrupolar modes in spheres) on the individual SOI effects are analyzed and interpreted via the Mueller matrix-derived polarimetry characteristics, namely, diattenuationd and retardanceδ. The results clearly reveal that each of these can be controllably tuned and enhanced by exploiting the interference of neighboring modes.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(350.1370) Other areas of optics : Berry's phase
(080.4865) Geometric optics : Optical vortices
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optoelectronics

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 29, 2013
Published: May 15, 2013

Citation
J. Soni, S. Ghosh, S. Mansha, A. Kumar, S. Dutta Gupta, A. Banerjee, and N. Ghosh, "Enhancing spin-orbit interaction of light by plasmonic nanostructures," Opt. Lett. 38, 1748-1750 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-10-1748


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