Analysis of sub-wavelength apertures via the extended FDTD SF technique

Juuso Olkkonen, Kari Kataja, Janne Aikio, Dennis G. Howe, Tom D. Milster

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations


We introduce a technique which enables FDTD modeling of the transmission of obliquely incident plane waves through an aperture in a film having infinite lateral extent. As an example, we analyze surface plasmon enhanced light transmission through a cylindrical aperture in a silver film.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)653-662
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - 2004
EventOptical Data Storage 2004 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 18 2004Apr 21 2004


  • Extended scattered field technique
  • FDTD
  • Surface plasmons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Dive into the research topics of 'Analysis of sub-wavelength apertures via the extended FDTD SF technique'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this