Abstract

We have studied one-dimensional (1D) relief metalized subwavelength gratings, which support resonant optical transmission. We have used pregrooved DVD stampers, metalized with a thin Al layer. The sensitivity of resonant transmission of the gratings to the cladding environment was investigated by the help of matching fluids. We have shown that the shift of the spectral position of the resonance peak can be used for sensor applications, e.g., for determination of very low concentrations of nanosized dielectric particles in distilled water.

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2006 (1)

D. Nazarova, P. Sharlandjiev, and B. Mednikarov, "Optical resonances in relief metalized 1D gratings," Proc. SPIE 6252, 523-527 (2006).

2005 (2)

P. Sharlandjiev, D. Nazarova, B. Mednikarov, and M. Pham, "On 'extraordinary' optical transmission from periodic and random nanostrucures," J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater. 7, 309-312 (2005).

A. V. Zayats, I. I. Smolyaninov, and A. A. Maradudin, "Nano-optics of surface plasmon polaritons," Phys. Rep. 408, 131-314 (2005).

2004 (2)

2003 (1)

M. Sarrazin, J.-P. Vigneron, and J. M. Vigoureux, "Role of Woods anomalies in optical properties: thin metal films with bidimensional array of subwavelength holes," Phys. Rev. B 57, 085415-085423 (2003).

1998 (2)

D. Meshulach, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, "Adaptive real-time femtosecond pulse shaping," Phys. Rev. B 15, 1615-1619 (1998).

T. W. Ebbesen, H. J. Lezec, H. F. Ghaemi, T. Thio, and P. A. Wolff, "Extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays," Nature 391, 667-669 (1998).

1983 (1)

1982 (1)

1902 (1)

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Cambridge U. Press, 1999), quoting R. W. Wood, "On a remarkable case of uneven distribution of light in a diffraction grating spectrum," Philos. Mag. 4, 396-408 (1902).

Appl. Opt. (3)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater. (1)

P. Sharlandjiev, D. Nazarova, B. Mednikarov, and M. Pham, "On 'extraordinary' optical transmission from periodic and random nanostrucures," J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater. 7, 309-312 (2005).

Nature (1)

T. W. Ebbesen, H. J. Lezec, H. F. Ghaemi, T. Thio, and P. A. Wolff, "Extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays," Nature 391, 667-669 (1998).

Phys. Rep. (1)

A. V. Zayats, I. I. Smolyaninov, and A. A. Maradudin, "Nano-optics of surface plasmon polaritons," Phys. Rep. 408, 131-314 (2005).

Phys. Rev. B (2)

D. Meshulach, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, "Adaptive real-time femtosecond pulse shaping," Phys. Rev. B 15, 1615-1619 (1998).

M. Sarrazin, J.-P. Vigneron, and J. M. Vigoureux, "Role of Woods anomalies in optical properties: thin metal films with bidimensional array of subwavelength holes," Phys. Rev. B 57, 085415-085423 (2003).

Proc. SPIE (1)

D. Nazarova, P. Sharlandjiev, and B. Mednikarov, "Optical resonances in relief metalized 1D gratings," Proc. SPIE 6252, 523-527 (2006).

Other (5)

P. Sharlandjiev and D. Nazarova, "Thin metal composite films with dielectric nanosized particles: modeling their optical response," in Proceedings of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Vol. 5 (Heron Press, 2005), pp. 23-26.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Cambridge U. Press, 1999), quoting R. W. Wood, "On a remarkable case of uneven distribution of light in a diffraction grating spectrum," Philos. Mag. 4, 396-408 (1902).

G. W. Stroke, "Ruling, testing and use of optical gratings for high resolution spectroscopy," in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (Elsevier North, 1963), Vol. II.

E. Loewen and E. Popov, Diffraction Grating and Applications (Marcel Dekker, 1997).

U. Kreibig and M. Voller, Optical Properties of Metal Clusters (Springer-Verlag, 1995).

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