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Polarization modulation in metallic nanostructures and effects of surface plasmon excitation
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Paper Abstract

Metallic nanostructures can have strong effects on the polarization state of light and present significant polarization sensitivity. However, quite often these phenomena have only negligible effects thus passing our attention without careful analysis. We show that these effects can be enhanced by using resonance effects arising from waveguide modes propagating along the surface. This enables the use of metallic nanostructures as artificial media components modulating the polarization state of light.

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Date Published: 20 January 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5633, Advanced Materials and Devices for Sensing and Imaging II, (20 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.576607
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Tuomas Vallius, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)
Yuri Svirko, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)
Jari Turunen, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)
Brian K. Canfield, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Martti Kauranen, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5633:
Advanced Materials and Devices for Sensing and Imaging II
Anbo Wang; Yimo Zhang; Yukihiro Ishii, Editor(s)

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