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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 25159–25166

A novel planar metamaterial design for electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light

Junqiao Wang, Baohe Yuan, Chunzhen Fan, Jinna He, Pei Ding, Qianzhong Xue, and Erjun Liang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 25159-25166 (2013)

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A novel planar plasmonic metamaterial for electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light characteristic is presented in this paper, which consists of nanoring and nanorod compound structures. Two bright modes in the metamaterial are induced by the electric dipole resonance inside nanoring and nanorod, respectively. The coupling between two bright modes introduces transparency window and large group index. By adjusting the geometric parameters of metamaterial structure, the transmittance of EIT window at 385 THz is about 60%, and the corresponding group index and Q factor can reach up to 1.2 × 103 and 97, respectively, which has an important application in slow-light device, active plasmonic switch, SERS and optical sensing.

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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: August 5, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 1, 2013
Published: October 15, 2013

Junqiao Wang, Baohe Yuan, Chunzhen Fan, Jinna He, Pei Ding, Qianzhong Xue, and Erjun Liang, "A novel planar metamaterial design for electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light," Opt. Express 21, 25159-25166 (2013)

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