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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 17 — Aug. 16, 2010
  • pp: 18229–18234

Plasmonically induced transparent magnetic resonance in a metallic metamaterial composed of asymmetric double bars

Zheng-Gao Dong, Hui Liu, Ming-Xiang Xu, Tao Li, Shu-Ming Wang, Shi-Ning Zhu, and X. Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 17, pp. 18229-18234 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.018229


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Abstract

We demonstrate that the trapped magnetic resonance mode can be induced in an asymmetric double-bar structure for electromagnetic waves normally incident onto the double-bar plane, which mode otherwise cannot be excited if the double bars are equal in length. By adjusting the structural geometry, the trapped magnetic resonance becomes transparent with little resonance absorption when it happens in the dipolar resonance regime, a phenomenon so-called plasmonic analogue of electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT). This planar EIT-like metamaterial offers a great geometry simplification by combining the radiant and subradiant resonant modes in a single double-bar resonator.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: July 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 4, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2010
Published: August 9, 2010

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Zheng-Gao Dong, Hui Liu, Ming-Xiang Xu, Tao Li, Shu-Ming Wang, Shi-Ning Zhu, and X. Zhang, "Plasmonically induced transparent magnetic resonance in a metallic metamaterial composed of asymmetric double bars," Opt. Express 18, 18229-18234 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-17-18229


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