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Title: Spectral, spatial and polarization-selective perfect absorbers with large magnetic response for sensing and thermal emission control

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Spectral, spatial, and polarization selective perfect absorption of light in periodic metal-dielectric-metal nanoslits, each of which supporting a single electric-field anti-symmetric surface mode, is systematically studied. Our numerical analysis shows complete absorption of p-polarized light associated with large magnetic field enhancement at wavelengths from the visible to the mid-infrared range and roles played by the geometrical parameters of the structure. This understanding is then applied to the design of the structure with multiple nanoslits in a period that exhibits complete absorption at multiple wavelengths. Semi-analytical expression of the zeroth mode reflectance is derived, which shows a good agreement with numerical simulations and yields clear insight into the underlying physics of light-matter interactions in the structure.

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Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
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1532812
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OSTI ID: 1594117
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FG02-02ER45977
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Journal Name:
Optics Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Optics Express Journal Volume: 27 Journal Issue: 16; Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087
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Optical Society of America (OSA)
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United States
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English
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Tsurimaki, Yoichiro, Boriskina, Svetlana V., Huang, Yi, and Chen, Gang. Spectral, spatial and polarization-selective perfect absorbers with large magnetic response for sensing and thermal emission control. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1364/OE.27.0A1041.
Tsurimaki, Yoichiro, Boriskina, Svetlana V., Huang, Yi, & Chen, Gang. Spectral, spatial and polarization-selective perfect absorbers with large magnetic response for sensing and thermal emission control. United States. doi:10.1364/OE.27.0A1041.
Tsurimaki, Yoichiro, Boriskina, Svetlana V., Huang, Yi, and Chen, Gang. Wed . "Spectral, spatial and polarization-selective perfect absorbers with large magnetic response for sensing and thermal emission control". United States. doi:10.1364/OE.27.0A1041.
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title = {Spectral, spatial and polarization-selective perfect absorbers with large magnetic response for sensing and thermal emission control},
author = {Tsurimaki, Yoichiro and Boriskina, Svetlana V. and Huang, Yi and Chen, Gang},
abstractNote = {Spectral, spatial, and polarization selective perfect absorption of light in periodic metal-dielectric-metal nanoslits, each of which supporting a single electric-field anti-symmetric surface mode, is systematically studied. Our numerical analysis shows complete absorption of p-polarized light associated with large magnetic field enhancement at wavelengths from the visible to the mid-infrared range and roles played by the geometrical parameters of the structure. This understanding is then applied to the design of the structure with multiple nanoslits in a period that exhibits complete absorption at multiple wavelengths. Semi-analytical expression of the zeroth mode reflectance is derived, which shows a good agreement with numerical simulations and yields clear insight into the underlying physics of light-matter interactions in the structure.},
doi = {10.1364/OE.27.0A1041},
journal = {Optics Express},
number = 16,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {7}
}

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