Anomalous Faraday Effect of a system with extraordinary optical transmittance

A. B. Khanikaev*, A. V. Baryshev, A. A. Fedyanin, A. B. Granovsky, M. Inoue

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Abstract

It is shown theoretically that the Faraday rotation becomes anomalously large and exhibits extraordinary behavior near the frequencies of the extraordinary optical transmittance through optically thick perforated metal film with holes filled with a magneto-optically active material. This phenomenon is explained as result of strong confinement of the evanescent electromagnetic field within magnetic material, which occurs due to excitation of the coupled plasmon-polaritons on the opposite surfaces of the film.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6612-6622
Number of pages11
JournalOptics Express
Volume15
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2007

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