Abstract

A review and analysis is performed of various resonance effects associated with subwavelength one-dimensional (1-D) metal gratings for transverse electric (TE) and transverse magnetic (TM) polarized incident radiation. It is shown that by tuning the structural geometry (especially the groove width) and material composition of the 1-D gratings, polarization independent enhanced optical transmission (EOT) can be achieved. Three different cases of EOT have been studied for 1-D metal gratings: a) EOT for TM-polarized incident radiation b) EOT for TE-polarized incident radiation, and most importantly c) EOT for un-polarized incident light. Potential uses of these results in the design and improvement of various optoelectronic devices, such as polarizers, photodetectors and wavelength filters are discussed.

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[CrossRef]

2004

Stéphane Collin,Fabrice Pardo,Roland Teissier,and Jean-Luc Pelouard, " Efficient light absorption in metal-semiconductor-metal nanostructures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 194-196 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003

Stephane Collin,Fabrice Pardo, and Jean-Luc Pelouard, "Resonant-cavity-enhanced subwavelength metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 1521-1523 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002

F. J. Garcia-Vidal and L. Martin-Moreno, " Transmission and focusing of light in one-dimensional periodically nanostrucutred metals," Phys. Rev. B 66, 155412(1) -1554121(0) (2002)

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Q. Cao and P. Lalanne, "Negative role of surface plasmons in the transmission of metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 057403(1) - 057403(4) (2002).

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[CrossRef]

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J. A. Porto, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, J. B. Pendry, "Transmission resonances on metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2845-2848 (1999)
[CrossRef]

1998

U. Schroeter, D. Heitmann " Surface plasmons enhanced transmission thorough metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 58, 15419-15421 (1998)

H. Ichikawa, "Electromagnetic analysis of diffraction gratings by the finite-difference time-domain method," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 15, 152-157 (1998)

1997

1995

1993

1992

E. Popov, L. Tsonev, "Resonant electric field enhancement in vicinity of a bare metallic grating exposed to s-polarize light," Surf. Science. Lett. 271, L378-L382 (1992).

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E. Popov and L. Tsonev, "Electromagnetic field enhancement in deep metallic gratings," Opt. Commun. 69, 193-198 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1984

G. Tayeb and R. Petit, "On the numerical study of deep conducting lamellar diffraction gratings," Optica Acta 31, 1361-1365 (1984).

1965

1941

1902

R. W. Wood, "On a remarkable case of uneven distribution of light in a diffraction grating spectrum," Phil. Mag. 4, 396-408 (1902).

Arend, M.

Barbara, A.

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Borisov, A. G

A. G Borisov, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, S. V. Shabanov, "Role of electromagnetic trapped modes in extraordinary transmission in nanostructured materials," Phys. Rev. B 71, 075408(1) - 075408(7) (2005).

Bustarret, E.

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Cao, Q.

Q. Cao and P. Lalanne, "Negative role of surface plasmons in the transmission of metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 057403(1) - 057403(4) (2002).

Crouse, D.

D. Crouse and P. Keshavareddy, "Electromagnetic Resonance Enhanced Silicon-on-Insulator Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 8, 175-181 (2006).
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse, M. Arend, J. Zou, and P. Keshavareddy, "Numerical modeling of electromagnetic resonance enhanced silicon metal-semiconductor-metal photodetectors," Opt. Express 14, 2047-2061 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-6-2047
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse and R. Solomon, "Numerical modeling of surface plasmon enhanced silicon on insulator avalanche photodiodes," Solid-State Electronics 49, 1697-1701 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse, "Numerical Modeling and Electromagnetic Resonant Modes in Complex Grating Structures and Optoelectronic Device Applications," IEEE Trans. Electron Devices 52, 2365-2373 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse and P. Keshavareddy, "Role of optical and surface plasmon modes in enhanced transmission and applications," Opt. Express 20, 7760-7771 (2005). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-20-7760

Depine, R.

Doumuki, T.

Fano, U.

Garcia de Abajo, F. J.

A. G Borisov, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, S. V. Shabanov, "Role of electromagnetic trapped modes in extraordinary transmission in nanostructured materials," Phys. Rev. B 71, 075408(1) - 075408(7) (2005).

Garcia-Vidal, F. J.

F. J. Garcia-Vidal and L. Martin-Moreno, " Transmission and focusing of light in one-dimensional periodically nanostrucutred metals," Phys. Rev. B 66, 155412(1) -1554121(0) (2002)

J. A. Porto, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, J. B. Pendry, "Transmission resonances on metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2845-2848 (1999)
[CrossRef]

Gaylord, T. K.

Grann, E. B.

Heitmann, D.

U. Schroeter, D. Heitmann " Surface plasmons enhanced transmission thorough metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 58, 15419-15421 (1998)

Herzig, H. P.

Hessel, A.

Ichikawa, H.

H. Ichikawa, "Electromagnetic analysis of diffraction gratings by the finite-difference time-domain method," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 15, 152-157 (1998)

Keshavareddy, P.

D. Crouse, M. Arend, J. Zou, and P. Keshavareddy, "Numerical modeling of electromagnetic resonance enhanced silicon metal-semiconductor-metal photodetectors," Opt. Express 14, 2047-2061 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-6-2047
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse and P. Keshavareddy, "Electromagnetic Resonance Enhanced Silicon-on-Insulator Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 8, 175-181 (2006).
[CrossRef]

D. Crouse and P. Keshavareddy, "Role of optical and surface plasmon modes in enhanced transmission and applications," Opt. Express 20, 7760-7771 (2005). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-20-7760

Kim, D.

Lalanne, P.

Q. Cao and P. Lalanne, "Negative role of surface plasmons in the transmission of metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 057403(1) - 057403(4) (2002).

Lochbihler,

Lopez-Rios, T.

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Magnusson, R.

Martin-Moreno, L.

F. J. Garcia-Vidal and L. Martin-Moreno, " Transmission and focusing of light in one-dimensional periodically nanostrucutred metals," Phys. Rev. B 66, 155412(1) -1554121(0) (2002)

Matsumoto, S.

Moharam, M. G.

Nakagawa, W.

Niederer, G.

Oliner, A. A.

Pendry, J. B.

J. A. Porto, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, J. B. Pendry, "Transmission resonances on metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2845-2848 (1999)
[CrossRef]

Petit, R.

G. Tayeb and R. Petit, "On the numerical study of deep conducting lamellar diffraction gratings," Optica Acta 31, 1361-1365 (1984).

Pommet, D. A.

Popov, E.

E. Popov, L. Tsonev, "Resonant electric field enhancement in vicinity of a bare metallic grating exposed to s-polarize light," Surf. Science. Lett. 271, L378-L382 (1992).

E. Popov and L. Tsonev, "Electromagnetic field enhancement in deep metallic gratings," Opt. Commun. 69, 193-198 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Porto, J. A.

J. A. Porto, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, J. B. Pendry, "Transmission resonances on metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2845-2848 (1999)
[CrossRef]

Quemerais, P.

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Schroeter, U.

U. Schroeter, D. Heitmann " Surface plasmons enhanced transmission thorough metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 58, 15419-15421 (1998)

Shabanov, S. V.

A. G Borisov, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, S. V. Shabanov, "Role of electromagnetic trapped modes in extraordinary transmission in nanostructured materials," Phys. Rev. B 71, 075408(1) - 075408(7) (2005).

Solomon, R.

D. Crouse and R. Solomon, "Numerical modeling of surface plasmon enhanced silicon on insulator avalanche photodiodes," Solid-State Electronics 49, 1697-1701 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Tamada, H.

Tayeb, G.

G. Tayeb and R. Petit, "On the numerical study of deep conducting lamellar diffraction gratings," Optica Acta 31, 1361-1365 (1984).

Thiele, H.

Treacy,

M. M. J. Treacy, "Dynamical diffraction explanation of the anomalous transmission of light through metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 66, 195105-195116 (2002)
[CrossRef]

Tsonev, L.

E. Popov, L. Tsonev, "Resonant electric field enhancement in vicinity of a bare metallic grating exposed to s-polarize light," Surf. Science. Lett. 271, L378-L382 (1992).

E. Popov and L. Tsonev, "Electromagnetic field enhancement in deep metallic gratings," Opt. Commun. 69, 193-198 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Wang, S. S.

Wood, R. W.

R. W. Wood, "On a remarkable case of uneven distribution of light in a diffraction grating spectrum," Phil. Mag. 4, 396-408 (1902).

Yamaguchi, T.

Zou, J.

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

Stephane Collin,Fabrice Pardo, and Jean-Luc Pelouard, "Resonant-cavity-enhanced subwavelength metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 1521-1523 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Stéphane Collin,Fabrice Pardo,Roland Teissier,and Jean-Luc Pelouard, " Efficient light absorption in metal-semiconductor-metal nanostructures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 194-196 (2004).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Trans. Electron Devices

D. Crouse, "Numerical Modeling and Electromagnetic Resonant Modes in Complex Grating Structures and Optoelectronic Device Applications," IEEE Trans. Electron Devices 52, 2365-2373 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt.

D. Crouse and P. Keshavareddy, "Electromagnetic Resonance Enhanced Silicon-on-Insulator Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 8, 175-181 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am.

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A

J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A

H. Ichikawa, "Electromagnetic analysis of diffraction gratings by the finite-difference time-domain method," J. Opt. Soc. Amer. A 15, 152-157 (1998)

Opt. Commun.

E. Popov and L. Tsonev, "Electromagnetic field enhancement in deep metallic gratings," Opt. Commun. 69, 193-198 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Optica Acta

G. Tayeb and R. Petit, "On the numerical study of deep conducting lamellar diffraction gratings," Optica Acta 31, 1361-1365 (1984).

Phil. Mag.

R. W. Wood, "On a remarkable case of uneven distribution of light in a diffraction grating spectrum," Phil. Mag. 4, 396-408 (1902).

Phy. Rev. B

A. Barbara, P. Quemerais, E. Bustarret, and T. Lopez-Rios, "Optical transmission through subwavelength metallic gratings," Phy. Rev. B 66, 161403(1)- 161403(4_ (2002).

Phys. Rev. B

U. Schroeter, D. Heitmann " Surface plasmons enhanced transmission thorough metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 58, 15419-15421 (1998)

F. J. Garcia-Vidal and L. Martin-Moreno, " Transmission and focusing of light in one-dimensional periodically nanostrucutred metals," Phys. Rev. B 66, 155412(1) -1554121(0) (2002)

M. M. J. Treacy, "Dynamical diffraction explanation of the anomalous transmission of light through metallic gratings," Phys. Rev. B 66, 195105-195116 (2002)
[CrossRef]

A. G Borisov, F. J. Garcia de Abajo, S. V. Shabanov, "Role of electromagnetic trapped modes in extraordinary transmission in nanostructured materials," Phys. Rev. B 71, 075408(1) - 075408(7) (2005).

Phys. Rev. Lett.

J. A. Porto, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, J. B. Pendry, "Transmission resonances on metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 2845-2848 (1999)
[CrossRef]

Q. Cao and P. Lalanne, "Negative role of surface plasmons in the transmission of metallic gratings with very narrow slits," Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 057403(1) - 057403(4) (2002).

Solid-State Electronics

D. Crouse and R. Solomon, "Numerical modeling of surface plasmon enhanced silicon on insulator avalanche photodiodes," Solid-State Electronics 49, 1697-1701 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Surf. Science. Lett.

E. Popov, L. Tsonev, "Resonant electric field enhancement in vicinity of a bare metallic grating exposed to s-polarize light," Surf. Science. Lett. 271, L378-L382 (1992).

Other

David R. Lide, Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (CRC Press, London, 1992-1993).

D. Maystre, "General study of grating anomalies from electromagnetic surface modes," in Electromagnetic Surface Modes, A. D. Boardman, ed. (John Wiley and Sons, Belfast, 1982), pp. 661-724.

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