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Title: Investigation of broadband terahertz generation from metasurface

Abstract

The nonlinear metamaterials have been shown to provide nonlinear properties with high nonlinear conversion efficiency and in a myriad of light manipulation. Here we study terahertz generation from nonlinear metasurface consisting of single layer nanoscale split-ring resonator array. The terahertz generation due to optical rectification by the second-order nonlinearity of the split-ring resonator is investigated by a time-domain implementation of the hydrodynamic model for electron dynamics in metal. The results show that the nonlinear metasurface enables us to generate broadband terahertz radiation and free from quasi-phase-matching conditions. The proposed scheme provides a new concept of broadband THz source and designing nonlinear plasmonic metamaterials.

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Research Org.:
Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States); Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Materials Sciences & Engineering Division
OSTI Identifier:
1438074
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1436970; OSTI ID: 1454572
Report Number(s):
IS-J-9687
Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087; OPEXFF
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11358; KJ2017ZD02; KJ2017ZD51; 320081; 61601166; 61701001; 61701003; 61722101
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Optics Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Optics Express Journal Volume: 26 Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher:
Optical Society of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING; Metamaterials; Nonlinear optics; Computational electromagnetic methods; THz Generation; metamaterials; nonlinear optics; computational electromagnetic methods

Citation Formats

Fang, Ming, Niu, Kaikun, Huang, Zhiaxiang, Sha, Wei E. I., Wu, Xianliang, Koschny, Thomas, and Soukoulis, Costas M. Investigation of broadband terahertz generation from metasurface. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1364/OE.26.014241.
Fang, Ming, Niu, Kaikun, Huang, Zhiaxiang, Sha, Wei E. I., Wu, Xianliang, Koschny, Thomas, & Soukoulis, Costas M. Investigation of broadband terahertz generation from metasurface. United States. doi:10.1364/OE.26.014241.
Fang, Ming, Niu, Kaikun, Huang, Zhiaxiang, Sha, Wei E. I., Wu, Xianliang, Koschny, Thomas, and Soukoulis, Costas M. Mon . "Investigation of broadband terahertz generation from metasurface". United States. doi:10.1364/OE.26.014241.
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title = {Investigation of broadband terahertz generation from metasurface},
author = {Fang, Ming and Niu, Kaikun and Huang, Zhiaxiang and Sha, Wei E. I. and Wu, Xianliang and Koschny, Thomas and Soukoulis, Costas M.},
abstractNote = {The nonlinear metamaterials have been shown to provide nonlinear properties with high nonlinear conversion efficiency and in a myriad of light manipulation. Here we study terahertz generation from nonlinear metasurface consisting of single layer nanoscale split-ring resonator array. The terahertz generation due to optical rectification by the second-order nonlinearity of the split-ring resonator is investigated by a time-domain implementation of the hydrodynamic model for electron dynamics in metal. The results show that the nonlinear metasurface enables us to generate broadband terahertz radiation and free from quasi-phase-matching conditions. The proposed scheme provides a new concept of broadband THz source and designing nonlinear plasmonic metamaterials.},
doi = {10.1364/OE.26.014241},
journal = {Optics Express},
number = 11,
volume = 26,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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