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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23181–23187

Scattering and absorption from strongly anisotropic nanoparticles

Satoshi Ishii, Shin-ichiro Inoue, and Akira Otomo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23181-23187 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.023181


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Abstract

Strongly anisotropic particles with hyperbolic dispersion that are small compared with the wavelength show strong resonance in the near infrared. The unique resonance modes are insensitive to the host refractive index and independent of particle size. In addition, the far-field direction of scattering does not depend on incident angle. Because the strength of resonance is comparable to a plasmonic nanoparticle in the visible region, a hyperbolic-dispersed particle is a promising scatterer as well as local heater in the near infrared.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: July 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 9, 2013
Published: September 24, 2013

Citation
Satoshi Ishii, Shin-ichiro Inoue, and Akira Otomo, "Scattering and absorption from strongly anisotropic nanoparticles," Opt. Express 21, 23181-23187 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-23181


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