Defect-induced resonant tunneling of electromagnetic waves through a polariton gap
Department of Physics, Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ 07079, USA
2 Department of Physics, Queens College of CUNY - Flushing, NY 11367, USA
Accepted: 1 March 1999
We consider tunneling of electromagnetic waves through a polariton band gap of a 1-D chain of atoms. We analytically demonstrate that a defect embedded in the structure gives rise to the resonance transmission at the frequency of a local polariton state associated with the defect.
PACS: 73.40.Gk – Tunneling / 71.36.+c – Polaritons (including photon-phonon and photon-magnon interactions) / 42.25.Bs – Wave propagation, transmission and absorption
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