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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — May. 24, 2010
  • pp: 11552–11561

Polarization angle control of coherent coupling in metamaterial superlattice for closed mode excitation

Boyoung Kang, E. Choi, Hyun-Hee Lee, E.S. Kim, J.H. Woo, J. Kim, Tae Y. Hong, Jae H. Kim, and J. W. Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 11552-11561 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.011552


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Abstract

A superlattice structure of planar metamaterial is fabricated, where the orientation of double-split ring resonators is altered in a periodic way. A time-domain terahertz transmission spectrum shows an enhanced Q-factor resonance appears when a closed mode is selectively excited by angular tuning of polarization direction. The polarization-angle selective resonance in metamaterial superlattice has a potential application in the selective field enhancement for spectroscopy.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(240.5440) Optics at surfaces : Polarization-selective devices

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: February 18, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 13, 2010
Published: May 17, 2010

Citation
Boyoung Kang, E. Choi, Hyun-Hee Lee, E.S. Kim, J.H. Woo, J. Kim, Tae Y. Hong, Jae H. Kim, and J. W. Wu, "Polarization angle control of coherent coupling in metamaterial superlattice for closed mode excitation," Opt. Express 18, 11552-11561 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-11-11552


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