Plasmonic resonance effects for tandem receiving-transmitting nanoantennas

Pavel Ginzburg, Amir Nevet, Nikolai Berkovitch, Alexander Normatov, Gilad M. Lerman, Avner Yanai, Uriel Levy, Meir Orenstein

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A nanoplasmonic "transceiver" was assembled to examine the efficiency of coupled plasmonic antennas and their resonance interactions. In particular, plasmonic focusing receiver antenna coupled to transmitting annular antenna having a short central plasmonic wire was measured. The receiver collected incoming radially polarized light and efficiently focused and coupled it to a rear side transmitter comprised of a short resonant plasmonic wire and annular aperture. Transmission spectra exhibited a substantial signature of the wire Fabry-Perot resonances. The wire antenna crossection was improved by nearly 3 orders of magnitude by the focusing antenna system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-224
Number of pages5
JournalNano Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 12 Jan 2011


  • Field enhancement
  • Nanoantenna
  • Nanolithography
  • Nanoparticles
  • Plasmonics
  • Unidirectional operation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering


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