Manipulation of multi-dimensional plasmonic spectra for information storage

Wei Ting Chen, Pin Chieh Wu, Chen Jung Chen, Chun Jen Weng, Hsin Chen Lee, Ta Jen Yen, Chieh Hsiung Kuan, Masud Mansuripur, Din Ping Tsai

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Abstract

We demonstrate a concept of optical data storage through plasmonic resonances of metallic nano-structures. Metallic nano-structures exhibit strong variations in their reflectance and/or transmittance spectra due to surface plasmon polariton resonances. We study the variations of spectra through 50×50 arrays of repeated unit cells covering a total area of ~50×50 μm2. Each cell contains 10 different nano-features, such as an ellipse, a ring, a circle, a triangle, a square, etc. The size of each unit-cell is 500×500 nm2, and the periodicity is 1.0 μm. The variations of spectra are obvious enough to be distinguished and then retrieved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJoint International Symposium on Optical Memory and Optical Data Storage, ISOM_ODS 2011
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529152
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventJoint International Symposium on Optical Memory and Optical Data Storage, ISOM_ODS 2011 - Kauai, HI, United States
Duration: 2011 Jul 172011 Jul 20

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceJoint International Symposium on Optical Memory and Optical Data Storage, ISOM_ODS 2011
CountryUnited States
CityKauai, HI
Period11-07-1711-07-20

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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