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Title: Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings

Abstract

Despite the abundant theoretical studies of magnetic polaritons (MPs) in tailoring the radiative properties of nanostructures, experimental investigation of MPs in deep metal gratings is still lacking. This work experimentally demonstrates the excitation of MP from several microfabricated aluminum gratings in the mid-infrared region by measuring the specular reflectance (zeroth-order diffraction) of the specimen using a Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer. The rigorous coupled-wave analysis (RCWA) and an LC-circuit model are employed to elucidate the mechanism of various resonant modes and their coupling effect. The influence of incidence angle, plane of incidence, polarization, and the trench depth on the spectral reflectance is also discussed. Moreover, the MP dispersion for off-plane layout has been investigated and demonstrated for the first time. Finally, the insight gained from this work may facilitate future design and applications of subwavelength periodic structures with desired radiative properties.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  2. Univ. of Science and Technology of China, Hefei (China)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF); National Science Foundation of China
OSTI Identifier:
1594775
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0018369; CBET-1603761; 51576188
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Heat Transfer
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 141; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-1481
Publisher:
ASME
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; deep gratings; FTIR; magnetic polariton; radiative properties

Citation Formats

Yang, Peiyan, Ye, Hong, and Zhang, Zhuomin M. Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1115/1.4042698.
Yang, Peiyan, Ye, Hong, & Zhang, Zhuomin M. Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings. United States. doi:10.1115/1.4042698.
Yang, Peiyan, Ye, Hong, and Zhang, Zhuomin M. Wed . "Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings". United States. doi:10.1115/1.4042698.
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title = {Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings},
author = {Yang, Peiyan and Ye, Hong and Zhang, Zhuomin M.},
abstractNote = {Despite the abundant theoretical studies of magnetic polaritons (MPs) in tailoring the radiative properties of nanostructures, experimental investigation of MPs in deep metal gratings is still lacking. This work experimentally demonstrates the excitation of MP from several microfabricated aluminum gratings in the mid-infrared region by measuring the specular reflectance (zeroth-order diffraction) of the specimen using a Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer. The rigorous coupled-wave analysis (RCWA) and an LC-circuit model are employed to elucidate the mechanism of various resonant modes and their coupling effect. The influence of incidence angle, plane of incidence, polarization, and the trench depth on the spectral reflectance is also discussed. Moreover, the MP dispersion for off-plane layout has been investigated and demonstrated for the first time. Finally, the insight gained from this work may facilitate future design and applications of subwavelength periodic structures with desired radiative properties.},
doi = {10.1115/1.4042698},
journal = {Journal of Heat Transfer},
number = 5,
volume = 141,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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