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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 1313–1318

Omnidirectional thermal emitter based on plasmonic nanoantenna arrays

Chih-Ming Wang and De-Yu Feng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 1313-1318 (2014)

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In this paper, the optical properties of a plasmonic nanoantenna array have been investigated. The proposed plasmonic structure presents omnidirectional resonance properties, such as omnidirectional reflection dip and omnidirectional emission peak. In addition, the reflection and emission of the plasmonic nanoantenna array with various metal/insulator/metal cavity thicknesses are theoretically and experimentally investigated. The simulation reveals a fair agreement with the experimental results.

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(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.6815) Scattering : Thermal emission

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Original Manuscript: December 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2014
Published: January 13, 2014

Chih-Ming Wang and De-Yu Feng, "Omnidirectional thermal emitter based on plasmonic nanoantenna arrays," Opt. Express 22, 1313-1318 (2014)

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