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Title: Broadband integrated polarization rotator using three-layer metallic grating structures

In this work, we demonstrate broadband integrated polarization rotator (IPR) with a series of three-layer rotating metallic grating structures. This transmissive optical IPR can conveniently rotate the polarization of linearly polarized light to any desired directions at different spatial locations with high conversion efficiency, which is nearly constant for different rotation angles. The linear polarization rotation originates from multi-wave interference in the three-layer grating structure. As a result, we anticipate that this type of IPR will find wide applications in analytical chemistry, biology, communication technology, imaging, etc.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [1]
  1. Nanjing Univ., Nanjing (China)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Optics Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 26; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher:
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; Gratings; Polarization; Polarization-selective devices
OSTI Identifier:
1415893
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1421949

Fan, Ren -Hao, Liu, Dong, Peng, Ru -Wen, Shi, Wen -Bo, Jing, Hao, Huang, Xian -Rong, and Wang, Mu. Broadband integrated polarization rotator using three-layer metallic grating structures. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1364/OE.26.000516.
Fan, Ren -Hao, Liu, Dong, Peng, Ru -Wen, Shi, Wen -Bo, Jing, Hao, Huang, Xian -Rong, & Wang, Mu. Broadband integrated polarization rotator using three-layer metallic grating structures. United States. doi:10.1364/OE.26.000516.
Fan, Ren -Hao, Liu, Dong, Peng, Ru -Wen, Shi, Wen -Bo, Jing, Hao, Huang, Xian -Rong, and Wang, Mu. 2018. "Broadband integrated polarization rotator using three-layer metallic grating structures". United States. doi:10.1364/OE.26.000516.
@article{osti_1415893,
title = {Broadband integrated polarization rotator using three-layer metallic grating structures},
author = {Fan, Ren -Hao and Liu, Dong and Peng, Ru -Wen and Shi, Wen -Bo and Jing, Hao and Huang, Xian -Rong and Wang, Mu},
abstractNote = {In this work, we demonstrate broadband integrated polarization rotator (IPR) with a series of three-layer rotating metallic grating structures. This transmissive optical IPR can conveniently rotate the polarization of linearly polarized light to any desired directions at different spatial locations with high conversion efficiency, which is nearly constant for different rotation angles. The linear polarization rotation originates from multi-wave interference in the three-layer grating structure. As a result, we anticipate that this type of IPR will find wide applications in analytical chemistry, biology, communication technology, imaging, etc.},
doi = {10.1364/OE.26.000516},
journal = {Optics Express},
number = 1,
volume = 26,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}