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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jun. 30, 2014
  • pp: 16645–16659

Array truncation effects in infrared frequency selective surfaces

Jeffrey D’ Archangel, Eric Tucker, Markus B. Raschke, and Glenn Boreman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 16645-16659 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.016645


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Abstract

A metasurface consisting of an infinite array of square loops was designed for maximal absorptivity for s-polarized light at a wavelength of 10.6 µm and 60 degrees off-normal. We investigate the effects of array truncation in finite arrays of this design using far-field FTIR spectroscopy and scattering scanning near-field optical microscopy. The far-field spectra are observed to blue-shift with decreasing array size. The near-field images show a corresponding decrease in uniformity of the local electric field amplitude and phase spatial distributions. Simulations of the far-field absorption spectra and local electric field are consistent with the measured results.

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OCIS Codes
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: March 12, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 18, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 19, 2014
Published: June 27, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 8 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Jeffrey D’ Archangel, Eric Tucker, Markus B. Raschke, and Glenn Boreman, "Array truncation effects in infrared frequency selective surfaces," Opt. Express 22, 16645-16659 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-13-16645


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