Near-IR negative index metamaterials with substantially improved optical performance are numerically demonstrated and experimentally verified. The scaling of this structure to visible wavelengths is also discussed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
S. Zhang, W. Fan, K. J. Malloy, S. R. Brueck, N. C. Panoiu, and R. M. Osgood, Jr., "Optical Negative Index Metamaterials with Improved Performance," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QWE6.
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