Planar optical antenna to direct light emission

Year: 2016

Authors: Checcucci S., Lombardi PE., Rizvi S., Sgrignuoli F., Gruhler N., Dieleman FBC., Cataliotti FS., Pernice WHP., Agio M., Toninelli C.

Autors Affiliation: European Lab Nonlinear Spect LENS, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy;
INO CNR, Natl Inst Opt, Florence, Italy; Univ Florence, Dept Phys & Astrophys, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; Ctr Quantum Sci & Technol Arcetri QSTAR, I-50125 Florence, Italy;‎ Karlsruhe Inst Technol, Inst Nanotechnol, D-76344 Eggenstein Leopoldshafen, Germany;‎ Imperial Coll London, Dept Phys, Blackett Lab, London SW7 2AZ, England;‎ Univ Munster, Inst Phys, D-48149 Munster, Germany;‎ Univ Siegen, Lab Nanoopt, Siegen, Germany

Abstract: The efficient collection of light from single emitters is critical for quantum optics and nano-photonics. We introduce a planar antenna that strongly beams the radiation pattern, we discuss the physical concepts and provide experimental demonstration.

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KeyWords: Planar optical antenna