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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1457–1460

Selective absorption of visible light in film-coupled nanoparticles by exciting magnetic resonance

Hao Wang, Kieran O’Dea, and Liping Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 1457-1460 (2014)

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We numerically demonstrate selective absorption of visible light in film-coupled nanoparticle metamaterials by excitation of magnetic resonance. The physical mechanism of magnetic resonance is elucidated with the help of electromagnetic field distribution. Resonance wavelengths are shown to be strongly dependent on geometric parameters. Representative inductor–capacitor models are employed to further confirm the underlying mechanism and explain the unique behaviors of magnetic resonance in film-coupled nanoparticle metamaterials.

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OCIS Codes
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: October 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 31, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2014
Published: March 7, 2014

Hao Wang, Kieran O’Dea, and Liping Wang, "Selective absorption of visible light in film-coupled nanoparticles by exciting magnetic resonance," Opt. Lett. 39, 1457-1460 (2014)

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