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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 17 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 16480–16490

Stacked-and-drawn metamaterials with magnetic resonances in the terahertz range

Alessandro Tuniz, Richard Lwin, Alexander Argyros, Simon C. Fleming, Elise M. Pogson, Evan Constable, Roger A. Lewis, and Boris T. Kuhlmey  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 17, pp. 16480-16490 (2011)

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We present a novel method for producing drawn metamaterials containing slotted metallic cylinder resonators, possessing strong magnetic resonances in the terahertz range. The resulting structures are either spooled to produce a 2-dimensional metamaterial monolayer, or stacked to produce three-dimensional multi-layered metamaterials. We experimentally investigate the effects of the resonator size and number of metamaterial layers on transmittance, observing magnetic resonances between 0.1 and 0.4 THz, in good agreement with simulations. Such fibers promise future applications in mass-produced stacked or woven metamaterials.

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(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: June 30, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2011
Published: August 11, 2011

Alessandro Tuniz, Richard Lwin, Alexander Argyros, Simon C. Fleming, Elise M. Pogson, Evan Constable, Roger A. Lewis, and Boris T. Kuhlmey, "Stacked-and-drawn metamaterials with magnetic resonances in the terahertz range," Opt. Express 19, 16480-16490 (2011)

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