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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 6, 2007
ISBN: 1557528349
Photonic Metamaterials (QWH)

Circular Dichroism in Double-Layer Chiral Metamaterials

Manuel Decker, Matthias Klein, Martin Wegener, and Stefan Linden

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We present experiments and numerical calculations for chiral metamaterials composed of double-layer gammadions. The excitation of anti-symmetric magnetic modes leads to pronounced circular dichroism. In contrast, polarization effects are negligible in corresponding single layer gammadions.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

M. Decker, M. Klein, M. Wegener, and S. Linden, "Circular Dichroism in Double-Layer Chiral Metamaterials," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QWH3.

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