James Leger, Editor-in-Chief
V. Delgado, R. Marqués, and L. Jelinek
V. Delgado,1,* R. Marqués,1 and L. Jelinek2
1Departamento de Electrónica y Electromagnetismo. Universidad de Sevilla Avenida de Reina Mercedes, 41012, Sevilla USA
2Department of Electromagnetic Field. Czech Technical University in Prague 16627, Prague, Czech Republic
*Corresponding author: email@example.com
An analytical theory of extraordinary optical transmission (EOT) through realistic metallic screens perforated by a periodic array of subwavelength holes is presented. The theory is based on our previous work on EOT through perfect conducting screens and on the surface impedance concept. The proposed theory is valid for the complete frequency range where EOT has been reported, including microwaves and optics. A reasonably good agreement with electromagnetic simulations is shown in all this frequency range. We feel that the proposed theory may help to clarify the physics underlying EOT and serve as a first step to more accurate analysis.
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