TITLE

Optical switching of a metamaterial by temperature controlling

AUTHOR(S)
Wan-xia Huang; Xiao-gang Yin; Cheng-ping Huang; Qian-jin Wang; Teng-fei Miao; Yong-yuan Zhu
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/28/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 26, p261908
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have fabricated a metamaterial of metal/semiconductor/metal sandwich nanostrips structure comprising a pair of gold strips and a vanadium dioxide (VO2) strip. The optical response of the metamaterial has been studied. The results indicate the nanostructure with VO2 strips can be used as a temperature-controlling optical switch and the mechanism of this switch can be explained by the magnetic resonance.
ACCESSION #
51975671

 

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