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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2010
  • pp: 997–1001

Frequency addressing of nano-objects by electrical tuning of optical antennas

Costantino De Angelis, Andrea Locatelli, Daniele Modotto, Stefano Boscolo, Michele Midrio, and Antonio-D. Capobianco  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 997-1001 (2010)

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We first analyze the equivalent circuit parameters of linear wire optical nano-antennas in uniaxial anisotropic media. We then exploit the electro-optic response of a bipolar nematic liquid crystal to demonstrate tuning of an optical antenna using a low frequency external electric field as the control mechanism.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: December 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2010
Published: April 26, 2010

Costantino De Angelis, Andrea Locatelli, Daniele Modotto, Stefano Boscolo, Michele Midrio, and Antonio-D. Capobianco, "Frequency addressing of nano-objects by electrical tuning of optical antennas," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 997-1001 (2010)

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