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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.008548


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Abstract

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

© 2009 OSA

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

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

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

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-10-8548


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