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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2008
  • pp: 848–850

Amplitude- and phase-resolved optical near fields of split-ring-resonator-based metamaterials

T. Zentgraf, J. Dorfmüller, C. Rockstuhl, C. Etrich, R. Vogelgesang, K. Kern, T. Pertsch, F. Lederer, and H. Giessen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 8, pp. 848-850 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000848


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Abstract

We investigate the local optical response of split-ring resonator-(SRR)-based metamaterials with an apertureless scanning near-field optical microscope. By mapping the near fields of suitably resonant micrometer-sized SRRs in the near-infrared spectral region with an uncoated silicon tip, we obtain a spatial resolution of better than λ 50 . The experimental results confirm numerical predictions of the near-field excitations of SRRs. Combining experimental near-field optical studies with near- and far-field optical simulations provides a detailed understanding of resonance mechanisms in subwavelength structures and will facilitate an efficient approach to improved designs.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3900) Materials : Metals
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: January 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2008
Published: April 14, 2008

Citation
T. Zentgraf, J. Dorfmüller, C. Rockstuhl, C. Etrich, R. Vogelgesang, K. Kern, T. Pertsch, F. Lederer, and H. Giessen, "Amplitude- and phase-resolved optical near fields of split-ring-resonator-based metamaterials," Opt. Lett. 33, 848-850 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-8-848


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