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Phase resonances in compound metallic gratings
Author(s): Diana C. Skigin; Angela N. Fantino; Susana I. Grosz
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Paper Abstract

We study the phase resonances that appear in infinite conducting gratings comprising a finite number of grooves in each period (compound gratings), when illuminated by a p-polarized plane wave. In particular, we investigate a surface that separates a lossy conductor from a dielectric isotropic medium. The resonances appear when a particular distribution of the phase of the electromagnetic field inside the cavities takes place, and are identified as peaks in the specularly reflected efficiency. These resonances are accompanied by an intensification of the internal field. The diffraction problem is solved by using the modal method. We use the surface impedance boundary condition, which has been proven to be reliable for metals with high conductivity, and simplifies the numerical treatment.

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Date Published: 19 November 2003
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 4829, 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life, (19 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.524035
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Diana C. Skigin, Univ. de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Angela N. Fantino, Univ. de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Susana I. Grosz, Univ. de Buenos Aires (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4829:
19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life

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