EXTREMELY HIGH FARADAY AND KERR ROTATIONS AND EXTRAORDINARY OPTICAL TRANSMISSION IN FOUR-LAYER DIELECTRIC-METAL STRIPS-DIELECTRIC-BI:YIG PLANAR STRUCTURE
Keywords:Extraordinary optical transmission, Faraday effect, Kerr effect
Faraday and Kerr effects as well as the extraordinary optical transmission in a structure that combines magneto-optical and plasmonic properties are studied. The planar structure consists of four layers, namely, dielectric layer, metal strips, once again dieletric layer and magneto-optic one. The magneto-optical layer is magnetized by a DC magnetic field normal to it. Our numerical analysis shows that the Faraday and Kerr rotations in this structure can be increasedÂ by more than two times in comparison with the published results. This is achieved due to high Q-factor resonances in magneto-optic layer.
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