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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 10454–10459

Cloaking and enhanced scattering of core-shell plasmonic nanowires

Ali Mirzaei, Ilya V. Shadrivov, Andrey E. Miroshnichenko, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 10454-10459 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.010454


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Abstract

We study scattering of light from multi-layer plasmonic nanowires and reveal that such structures can demonstrate both enhanced and suppressed scattering regimes. We employ the mode-expansion method and experimental data for material parameters and introduce an optimized core-shell nanowire design which exhibits simultaneously superscatter-ing and cloaking properties at different wavelengths in the visible spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(240.3695) Optics at surfaces : Linear and nonlinear light scattering from surfaces
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(230.3205) Optical devices : Invisibility cloaks

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

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Ali Mirzaei, Ilya V. Shadrivov, Andrey E. Miroshnichenko, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Cloaking and enhanced scattering of core-shell plasmonic nanowires," Opt. Express 21, 10454-10459 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-9-10454


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