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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 3, 2013
  • pp: 13691–13698

Hybrid phase-change plasmonic crystals for active tuning of lattice resonances

Y. G. Chen, T. S. Kao, B. Ng, X. Li, X. G. Luo, B. Luk'yanchuk, S. A. Maier, and M. H. Hong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 13691-13698 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.013691


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Abstract

Tunable lattice resonances are demonstrated in a hybrid plasmonic crystal incorporating the phase-change material Ge2Sb2Te5 (GST) as a 20-nm-thick layer sandwiched between a gold nanodisk array and a quartz substrate. Non-volatile tuning of lattice resonances over a range Δλ of about 500 nm (1.89 µm to 2.27 µm) is achieved experimentally via intermediate phase states of the GST layer. This work demonstrates the efficacy and ease of resonance tuning via GST in the near infrared, suggesting the possibility to design broadband non-volatile tunable devices for optical modulation, switching, sensing and nonlinear optical devices.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(350.2770) Other areas of optics : Gratings
(310.6845) Thin films : Thin film devices and applications

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: April 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2013
Published: May 31, 2013

Citation
Y. G. Chen, T. S. Kao, B. Ng, X. Li, X. G. Luo, B. Luk'yanchuk, S. A. Maier, and M. H. Hong, "Hybrid phase-change plasmonic crystals for active tuning of lattice resonances," Opt. Express 21, 13691-13698 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-11-13691


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