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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 11, 2011
  • pp: 7921–7928

Multi-resonant metamaterials based on UT-shaped nano-aperture antennas

Mustafa Turkmen, Serap Aksu, A. E. Çetin, A. Ali Yanik, and Hatice Altug  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 7921-7928 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.007921


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Abstract

We demonstrate a compact multi-resonant metamaterial structure based on integrated U- and T-shaped nano-aperture antennas. We investigate the physical origin of the multi-resonant behavior and determine the parameter dependence of the nano-aperture antennas both experimentally and numerically. We also show enhanced field distribution in the apertures at the corresponding resonance wavelengths. Both multi-spectral response and enhanced near field distributions can open up exciting new opportunities in applications ranging from subwavelength optics and optoelectronics to chemical and biosensing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2011
Published: April 8, 2011

Citation
Mustafa Turkmen, Serap Aksu, A. E. Çetin, A. Ali Yanik, and Hatice Altug, "Multi-resonant metamaterials based on UT-shaped nano-aperture antennas," Opt. Express 19, 7921-7928 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-8-7921


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