Extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays

  title={Extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays},
  author={Thomas W Ebbesen and Henri J. Lezec and Hamed Ghaemi and Tineke Thio and Prof. A. Wolff},
The desire to use and control photons in a manner analogous to the control of electrons in solids has inspired great interest in such topics as the localization of light, microcavity quantum electrodynamics and near-field optics. A fundamental constraint in manipulating light is the extremely low transmittivity of apertures smaller than the wavelength of the incident photon. While exploring the optical properties of submicrometre cylindrical cavities in metallic films, we have found that arrays… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 40 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
Highly Cited
This paper has 2,506 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 1,275 extracted citations

Effect of lattice geometry on optical transmission through subwavelength nanohole arrays

2016 10th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (METAMATERIALS) • 2016
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Colloquium : Light scattering by particle and hole arrays

F. J. Garćıa de Abajo
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

2,506 Citations

Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 2,506 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 references

Optical excitations of surface plasmon polaritons on 90 and 60 bi - gratings

R. A. Watts, J. B. Harris, A. P. Hibbins, T. W. Preist, J. R. Sambles
J . Mod . Opt . • 1996

Surface polaritons on gold-wire gratings.

Physical review. B, Condensed matter • 1994

Localization of light

S. John
Phys . Today • 1991

Surface plasmons on gratings : coupling in the minigap regions

Y. J. Chen, E. S. Koteles, R. J. Seymour, G. J. Sonek, J. M. Ballantyne
Solid State Commun . • 1983

Crossed gratings : a theory and its applications

G. H. Derrick, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, M. Neviere
Appl . Phys . • 1979

Far - infrared properties of metallic mesh and its complimentary structure

R. Ulrich
Infrared Phys . • 1967

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…