Volume 84, Number 3, November 2008
Article Number 30005
Number of page(s) 4
Section General
Published online 24 October 2008
EPL, 84 (2008) 30005
DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/84/30005

Remote control of extraordinary transmission through subwavelength hole arrays

Xi-Feng Ren, Guo-Ping Guo, Pei Zhang, Yun-Feng Huang, Zhi-Wei Wang and Guang-Can Guo

Key Laboratory of Quantum Information, University of Science and Technology of China - Hefei 230026, PRC

received 30 June 2008; accepted in final form 29 September 2008; published November 2008
published online 24 October 2008

For pairs of entangled photons, each seems to know about the state of the other. Using this property of quantum entanglement, we can remotely control the extraordinary optical transmission through subwavelength holes in a metal plate. Our method can also be used for entanglement distillation.

03.67.Mn - Entanglement measures, witnesses, and other characterizations.
78.66.Bz - Metals and metallic alloys.
73.20.Mf - Collective excitations (including excitons, polarons, plasmons and other charge-density excitations).

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