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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 2, 2006
  • pp: 9344–9349

Tunable split-ring resonators for nonlinear negative-index metamaterials

Ilya V. Shadrivov, Steven K. Morrison, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 9344-9349 (2006)

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We study experimentally the dynamic tunability and self-induced nonlinearity of split-ring resonators incorporating variable capacitance diodes. We demonstrate that the eigenfrequencies of the resonators can be tuned over a wide frequency range, and significantly, we show that the self-induced nonlinear effects observed in the varactor-loaded split-ring resonator structures can appear at relatively low power levels.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

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Original Manuscript: August 7, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2006
Published: October 2, 2006

Ilya V. Shadrivov, Steven K. Morrison, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Tunable split-ring resonators for nonlinear negative-index metamaterials," Opt. Express 14, 9344-9349 (2006)

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