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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 16 — Jul. 30, 2012
  • pp: 17581–17590

Highly-dispersive electromagnetic induced transparency in planar symmetric metamaterials

Xiqun Lu, Jinhui Shi, Ran Liu, and Chunying Guan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 16, pp. 17581-17590 (2012)

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We propose, design and experimentally demonstrate highly-dispersive electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) in planar symmetric metamaterials actively switched and controlled by angles of incidence. Full-wave simulation and measurement results show EIT phenomena, trapped-mode excitations and the associated local field enhancement of two symmetric metamaterials consisting of symmetrically split rings (SSR) and a fishscale (FS) metamaterial pattern, respectively, strongly depend on angles of incidence. The FS metamaterial shows much broader spectral splitting than the SSR metamaterial due to the surface current distribution variation.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: May 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2012
Published: July 18, 2012

Xiqun Lu, Jinhui Shi, Ran Liu, and Chunying Guan, "Highly-dispersive electromagnetic induced transparency in planar symmetric metamaterials," Opt. Express 20, 17581-17590 (2012)

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