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Title: 3D metamaterials for the thermal infrared.

Abstract

Metamaterials form a new class of artificial electromagnetic materials that provides the device designer with the ability to manipulate the flow of electromagnetic energy in ways that are not achievable with naturally occurring materials. However, progress toward practical implementation of metamaterials, particularly at infrared and visible frequencies, has been hampered by a combination of absorptive losses; the narrow band nature of the resonant metamaterial response; and the difficulty in fabricating fully 3-dimensional structures. They describe the progress of a recently initiated program at Sandia National Laboratories directed toward the development of practical 3D metamaterials operating in the thermal infrared. They discuss their analysis of fundamental loss limits for different classes of metamaterials. In addition, they discuss new design approaches that they are pursuing which reduce the reliance on metallic structures in an effort to minimize ohmic losses.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1020400
Report Number(s):
SAND2010-4115C
TRN: US201116%%315
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Proposed for presentation at the SPIE Metamaterials & Newsroom held August 1-5, 2010 in San Diego, CA.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; DESIGN; IMPLEMENTATION; SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES

Citation Formats

Sinclair, Michael B., Brener, Igal, Wendt, Joel Robert, Burckel, David Bruce, and Ten Eyck, Gregory A. 3D metamaterials for the thermal infrared.. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Sinclair, Michael B., Brener, Igal, Wendt, Joel Robert, Burckel, David Bruce, & Ten Eyck, Gregory A. 3D metamaterials for the thermal infrared.. United States.
Sinclair, Michael B., Brener, Igal, Wendt, Joel Robert, Burckel, David Bruce, and Ten Eyck, Gregory A. Tue . "3D metamaterials for the thermal infrared.". United States.
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abstractNote = {Metamaterials form a new class of artificial electromagnetic materials that provides the device designer with the ability to manipulate the flow of electromagnetic energy in ways that are not achievable with naturally occurring materials. However, progress toward practical implementation of metamaterials, particularly at infrared and visible frequencies, has been hampered by a combination of absorptive losses; the narrow band nature of the resonant metamaterial response; and the difficulty in fabricating fully 3-dimensional structures. They describe the progress of a recently initiated program at Sandia National Laboratories directed toward the development of practical 3D metamaterials operating in the thermal infrared. They discuss their analysis of fundamental loss limits for different classes of metamaterials. In addition, they discuss new design approaches that they are pursuing which reduce the reliance on metallic structures in an effort to minimize ohmic losses.},
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