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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 6 — Mar. 19, 2007
  • pp: 3333–3341

Metamagnetics with rainbow colors

Wenshan Cai, Uday K. Chettiar, Hsiao-Kuan Yuan, Vashista C. de Silva, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir P. Drachev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 3333-3341 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.003333


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Abstract

A family of coupled nanostrips with varying dimensions is demonstrated exhibiting optical magnetic responses across the whole visible spectrum, from red to blue. We refer to such a phenomenon as rainbow magnetism. The experimental and analytical studies of such structures provide us with a universal building block and a general recipe for producing controllable optical magnetism for various practical implementations.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: February 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2007
Published: March 19, 2007

Citation
Wenshan Cai, Uday K. Chettiar, Hsiao-Kuan Yuan, Vashista C. de Silva, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir P. Drachev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev, "Metamagnetics with rainbow colors," Opt. Express 15, 3333-3341 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-6-3333


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