Sedoglavich, N., Sharpe, J. C., Künnemeyer, R. & Rubanov, S. (2008). Polarisation and wavelength selective transmission through nanohole structures with multiple grating geometry. Optics Express, 16(8), 5832-5837.
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Excitation and localization of surface plasmon polariton modes in metal-dielectric structures can be utilized to construct nanophotonic materials and devices with tuneable optical dispersion. We present a selective polariton generator (SPG) device that demonstrates switching of light transmission based on surface plasmon antennae principles. This polarization-sensitive structure selectively generates and transports polaritons of a desired wavelength through subwavelength apertures. Two of these SPGs have been combined around a nanohole into a new, single device that allows polarization and wavelength selective switching of transmission. The multi-state operation is confirmed by experiment results.
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