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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.009344


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Abstract

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

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

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

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-20-9344


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