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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 19 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 14390–14396

Terahertz metamaterials with semiconductor split-ring resonators for magnetostatic tunability

Jiaguang Han, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, and Cheng-Wei Qiu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 19, pp. 14390-14396 (2008)

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We studied a metasurface constituted as a periodic array of semiconductor split-ring resonators. The resonance frequencies of the metasurface excited by normally incident light were found to be continuously tunable in the terahertz regime through an external magnetostatic field of suitable orientation. As such metasurfaces can be assembled into 3D metamaterials, the foregoing conclusion also applies to metamaterials comprising semiconductor split-ring resonators.

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OCIS Codes
(120.7000) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Transmission
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

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Original Manuscript: July 16, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2008
Published: August 29, 2008

Jiaguang Han, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, and Cheng-Wei Qiu, "Terahertz metamaterials with semiconductor split-ring resonators for magnetostatic tunability," Opt. Express 16, 14390-14396 (2008)

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