TITLE

Surface plasmon propagation in an elliptical corral

AUTHOR(S)
Drezet, A.; Stepanov, A. L.; Ditlbacher, H.; Hohenau, A.; Steinberger, B.; Aussenegg, F. R.; Leitner, A.; Krenn, J. R.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/14/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p074104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the experimental realization of an elliptical Bragg reflector acting as an interferometer for propagating surface plasmon (SP) waves. We investigate SP interferometry in this device using a leakage radiation microscope and we compare our observations with a theoretical model for SP propagation. Strong SP focalization as a function of laser polarization orientation is observed and justified.
ACCESSION #
16581217

 

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