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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2402–2407

Transmission enhancement in three-dimensional rolled-up plasmonic metamaterials containing optically active quantum wells

Andreas Rottler, Stephan Schwaiger, Aune Koitmäe, Detlef Heitmann, and Stefan Mendach  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 10, pp. 2402-2407 (2011)

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We investigate three-dimensional rolled-up metamaterials containing optically active quantum wells and metal gratings supporting surface plasmon polariton (SPP) resonances. Finite-difference time-domain simulations show that, by matching the SPP resonance with the active wavelength regime of the quantum well, a strong transmission enhancement is observed when illuminating the sample with p-polarized radiation. This transmission enhancement is further increased by taking advantage of the Fabry–Perot resonances of the structure.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: May 4, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 9, 2011
Published: September 9, 2011

Andreas Rottler, Stephan Schwaiger, Aune Koitmäe, Detlef Heitmann, and Stefan Mendach, "Transmission enhancement in three-dimensional rolled-up plasmonic metamaterials containing optically active quantum wells," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2402-2407 (2011)

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