Plasmon Enhanced Photonics



Universidad de Zaragoza


Pedro Cerbuna 12, E 50009 Zaragoza, Spain  


The research undertaken by UNIZAR will be conducted in the Condensed Matter Group of the University of Zaragoza, Spain. This group has a long standing tradition in the optical properties of materials, mainly on optical fibers and the optical properties of ions placed in insulators. Since 1995, theoretical work has been carried out on the electromagnetic properties of materials (both metals and dielectric) structured in the subwavelength scale.


Description of resources

For facilities see

  • 1 permanent researcher (L. Martin-Moreno )

  • 2 post docs

  • 2 doctorate students


Publications and / or patents

Theory of extraordinary optical transmission through subwavelength hole arrays. L. Martin-Moreno, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, H. J. Lezec, K.M. Pellerin, T. Thio, J. B. Pendry y T. W. Ebbesen, Phys.Rev.Lett. 86, 1114-1117 (2001).

Theory of highly directional emission from single sub-wavelength apertures surrounded by surface corrugations. L. Martin-Moreno, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, H. J. Lezec, A. Degiron y T. W. Ebbesen.  Phys. Rev. Lett.  90, 167401, (2003).

Mimicking surface plasmons with structured surfaces. J.B. Pendry, L. Martin-Moreno, and  F. J. Garcia-Vidal. Science 305, 847, (2004).

Terahertz surface plasmon-polariton propagation and focusing on periodically corrugated metal wires. S. A. Maier, S. R. Andrews, L. Martin-Moreno, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, Phys. Rev. Lett.  97, 176805, (2006).


2009 Plasmon Enhanced Photonics