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Light management at nanoscale
Author(s): Andrey K. Sarychev; Viktor A. Podolskiy; A. M. Dykhne; Vladimir M. Shalaev
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Paper Abstract

An analytical theory for extraordinary light transmittance through an optically thick metal film with sub-wavelength holes is developed. It is shown that the film transmittance has sharp peaks that are due to the Maxwell-Garnet resonances in the holes. At resonances electric and magnetic fields are dramatically enhanced in the holes. These resonances are proposed to guide light over a metal film at a nanoscale.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4806, Complex Mediums III: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, (24 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.473004
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Andrey K. Sarychev, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Viktor A. Podolskiy, Princeton Univ. (United States)
A. M. Dykhne, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)
Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4806:
Complex Mediums III: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics
Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Graeme Dewar; Martin W. McCall, Editor(s)

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