Generation and propagation of surface plasmons in periodic metallic structures

Torosyan, G.; Rau, C.; Pradarutti, B.; Beigang, R.
October 2004
Applied Physics Letters;10/18/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 16, p3372
Academic Journal
The generation and propagation of surface plasmon polaritons in periodic metallic structures using femtosecond terahertz pulses is reported. The transmission and emission properties clearly show the influence of Wood’s anomalies. The velocity of propagation is determined experimentally and is in good agreement with a simple model.


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