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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1653–1655

Asymmetric chiral metamaterial circular polarizer based on four U-shaped split ring resonators

Mehmet Mutlu, Ahmet E. Akosman, Andriy E. Serebryannikov, and Ekmel Ozbay  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 9, pp. 1653-1655 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001653


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Abstract

An asymmetric chiral metamaterial structure is constructed by using four double-layered U-shaped split ring resonators, which are each rotated by 90 ° with respect to their neighbors. The peculiarity of the suggested design is that the sizes of the electrically and magnetically excited rings are different, which allows for equalizing the orthogonal components of the electric field at the output interface with a 90 ° phase difference when the periodic structure is illuminated by an x-polarized wave. As a result, left-hand circular polarization and right-hand circular polarization are obtained in transmission at 5.1 GHz and 6.4 GHz , respectively. The experiment results are in good agreement with the numerical results.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(160.1585) Materials : Chiral media
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2011
Published: April 28, 2011

Citation
Mehmet Mutlu, Ahmet E. Akosman, Andriy E. Serebryannikov, and Ekmel Ozbay, "Asymmetric chiral metamaterial circular polarizer based on four U-shaped split ring resonators," Opt. Lett. 36, 1653-1655 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-9-1653

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