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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1000–1005

Fabrication of planar metamaterials with sharp and strong electromagnetically induced transparency-like characteristics at wavelengths around 820  nm

Ryohei Hokari, Yoshiaki Kanamori, and Kazuhiro Hane  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 1000-1005 (2014)

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Fabrication of plasmonic metamaterials having electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT)-like characteristics with sharp and strong spectral responses is a challenging task for device applications at near-infrared wavelengths. EIT-like effects in silver metamaterials consisting of dipole resonators and quadrupole resonators were experimentally demonstrated, and their characteristics were evaluated. Optical characteristics of the metamaterials could be controlled by the gap distance between the two resonators. At wavelengths around 820 nm, EIT-like effects with transmittance between 72% and 28% were observed for the metamaterials with gap distances between 13 and 69 nm. At a gap of 13 nm, a maximum modulation depth of 2.29 was achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4790) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spectrum analysis
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: December 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2014
Published: April 8, 2014

Ryohei Hokari, Yoshiaki Kanamori, and Kazuhiro Hane, "Fabrication of planar metamaterials with sharp and strong electromagnetically induced transparency-like characteristics at wavelengths around 820  nm," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 1000-1005 (2014)

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