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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 17, 2013
  • pp: 15020–15025

Zeroth-order transmission resonance in hyperbolic metamaterials

Zun Huang and Evgenii E. Narimanov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 15020-15025 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.015020


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Abstract

We present a new approach to subwavelength optical confinement, based on hyperbolic media in planar Fabry-Perot geometry. Unlike higher-order resonance modes in indefinite metamaterial cavities, the predicted resonance corresponds to 0th-order mode and can be observed in planar systems. Our approach combines subwavelength light confinement with strong radiative coupling, enabling a practical planar design of nanolasers and subwavelength waveguides.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: April 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2013
Published: June 17, 2013

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Zun Huang and Evgenii E. Narimanov, "Zeroth-order transmission resonance in hyperbolic metamaterials," Opt. Express 21, 15020-15025 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-12-15020


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