Multi-wavelength mid-infrared plasmonic antennas with single nanoscale focal point
Romain Blanchard, Svetlana V Boriskina, Patrice Genevet, Mikhail A Kats, Jean-Philippe Tetienne, Nanfang Yu, Marlan O Scully, Luca Dal Negro, Federico Capasso
Optics Express | OPTICAL SOC AMER | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Awarded by Robert A. Welch Foundation
Awarded by Air Force program "Deterministic Aperiodic Structures for On-chip Nanophotonic and Nanoplasmonic Device Applications"
Awarded by EU COST Action
We thank Kenneth B. Crozier for access to his laboratory and the AFM used for s-SNOM setup. We thank Paul Steinvurzel for his help with the s-SNOM setup and helpful discussions. We acknowledge support from the Harvard Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center. This work was performed in part at the Center for Nanoscale Systems at Harvard University, a member of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network, which is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The computations in this paper were run on the Odyssey cluster supported by the FAS Science Division Research Computing Group at Harvard University. MOS and PG acknowledge NSF Grant No. EEC-0540832 (MIRTHE ERC), the Office of Naval Research, and the Robert A. Welch Foundation (A-1261). MAK is supported by the NSF through a Graduate Research Fellowship. JPT is supported by the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France. LDN acknowledges support from the Air Force program "Deterministic Aperiodic Structures for On-chip Nanophotonic and Nanoplasmonic Device Applications" under Award FA9550-10-1-0019, and from the NSF Career Award ECCS-0846651. SVB acknowledges support from the EU COST Action MP0702 "Towards functional sub-wavelength photonic structures".