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A Thin Phase Screen Model for Surface Plasmon Polaritons

  • M. G. WeberEmail author
  • A. A. Maradudin


We develop a thin phase screen model for the transmission of a surface plasmon polariton through a curved boundary between two different co-planar metal surfaces. The result is illustrated by applying it to the determination of the intensity distribution of the electric field of a surface plasmon polariton that has been transmitted through a quadratic (parabolic) boundary, through a cubic boundary, and through a periodic boundary.


Surface plasmon polaritons (SPP) Thin phase screen model SPP focusing Accelerating SPP SPP Talbot effect 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.J. P. MorganLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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