25 April 2002 Remarkable transmission of radiation through a wall of long metallic bricks
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Proceedings Volume 4655, Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.463872
Event: Symposium on Integrated Optoelectronic Devices, 2002, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
It is shown that microwave radiation can be transmitted through a wall of aluminum-alloy bricks even though the width of the gaps between the metallic elements is less than 5% of the radiation wavelength. Up to 90% of the radiation made incident upon the wall is transmitted, with both linear polarizations being passed. Experimental results are compared to theoretical predictions. Proving that the transmission mechanism relies upon self-coupled surface plasmon resonances in what are effectively Fabry-Perot cavities.
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Chris R. Lawrence, Alastair P. Hibbins, J. Roy Sambles, Donna M. Robinson, "Remarkable transmission of radiation through a wall of long metallic bricks", Proc. SPIE 4655, Photonic Bandgap Materials and Devices, (25 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.463872; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.463872
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