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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 10 — May. 11, 2009
  • pp: 8548–8551

Towards the lasing spaser: controlling metamaterial optical response with semiconductor quantum dots

E. Plum, V. A. Fedotov, P. Kuo, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 10, pp. 8548-8551 (2009)

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We report the first experimental demonstration of compensating Joule losses in metallic photonic metamaterial using optically pumped PbS semiconductor quantum dots.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

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Original Manuscript: April 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2009
Published: May 5, 2009

E. Plum, V. A. Fedotov, P. Kuo, D. P. Tsai, and N. I. Zheludev, "Towards the lasing spaser: controlling metamaterial optical response with semiconductor quantum dots," Opt. Express 17, 8548-8551 (2009)

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