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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Oct. 8, 2012
  • pp: 24059–24067

Dependence of LC resonance wavelength on size of silver split-ring resonator fabricated by nanosphere lithography

Toshihiro Okamoto, Tomoya Otsuka, Shuji Sato, Tetsuya Fukuta, and Masanobu Haraguchi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 24059-24067 (2012)

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We fabricated silver split-ring resonators (SRRs) using nanosphere lithography and measured the LC resonance wavelength of single isolated SRRs in optical wavelength range. The SRRs’ sizes decreased when smaller polystyrene spheres were used as templates, and their LC resonance wavelength decreased to 721 nm. The LC resonance wavelength corresponding to the observed properties of the SRRs was calculated using the LC circuit model; we confirmed that the observational and calculated results agreed well. The LC resonance frequency of a miniaturized SRR with a constant shape was also calculated. For SRRs of the shape that we fabricated, the estimated short-wavelength limit was 426 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

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Original Manuscript: July 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 27, 2012
Published: October 5, 2012

Toshihiro Okamoto, Tomoya Otsuka, Shuji Sato, Tetsuya Fukuta, and Masanobu Haraguchi, "Dependence of LC resonance wavelength on size of silver split-ring resonator fabricated by nanosphere lithography," Opt. Express 20, 24059-24067 (2012)

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