Subwavelength multilayer dielectrics: Ultrasensitive transmission and breakdown of effective-medium

Hanan Herzig Sheinfux, Ido Kaminer, Yonatan Plotnik, Guy Bartal, Mordechai Segev

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We show that a structure of alternating dielectric layers with deep subwavelength thicknesses exhibits novel transmission effects that depend on the order of the layers and on nanometer scale variations of the layer widths.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992, 9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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