All-dielectric photonic metamaterials operating beyond the homogenization regime

Main Article Content

K. V. Do
X. Le Roux
C. Caer
D. Morini
L. Vivien
E. Cassan

Abstract

Photonic metamaterials made of graded photonic crystals operating near the bandgap frequency region are proposed for field manipulation around l=1.5μm. Proof-of-concept structures have been studied using Hamiltonian optics and FDTD simulation, fabricated, and characterized using farfield optical measurements. Experimental results are in good agreement with predictions, showing the interest of graded photonic crystals as an (ultra-low loss) alternative solution to the use of metamaterials combining dielectric and metallic materials with sub-wavelength unit cells.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Article Details

How to Cite
Do, K. V., Le Roux, X., Caer, C., Morini, D., Vivien, L., & Cassan, E. (2012). All-dielectric photonic metamaterials operating beyond the homogenization regime. Advanced Electromagnetics, 1(1), 6-10. https://doi.org/10.7716/aem.v1i1.80
Section
Research Articles

References


  1. D. R. Smith, J. B. Pendry and M. C. K Wiltshire, Metamaterials and negative refactive index, Science, Vol. 305, pp.788-792, 2004.
    View Article

  2. J. B. Pendry, D. Schurig and D. R. Smith, Controlling electromagnetic field, Science, Vol. 312, 1780-1782, 2006.
    View Article

  3. Nader Engheta, Richard W. Ziolkowski, Metamaterials: Physics and engineering explorations, Science, John Wiley and Sons, 211-221 (2006).

  4. Said Zouhdi, Ari Sihvola, Alexey P. Vinogradov, Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling, Applications. New York: Springer-Verlag. 3-10, Chap. 3, 106, 2008.

  5. Alexander V. Kildishev and Vladimir M. Shalaev, Engineering space for light via transformation optics, Optics Letters, Vol. 33, N°1, 43-45, 2008.
    View Article

  6. Marco Rahm, Steven A. Cummer, David Schurig, John B. Pendry and David R. Smith, Optical design of reflectionless complex media by finite embedded coordinate transformations, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, 063903-063906, 2008.
    View Article

  7. M. Rahm, D. A. Robert, J. B. Pendry and D. R. Smith, Transformation-optical design of adaptive beam bends and beam expanders, Optics Express, Vol. 16, N°15, 11555-11567, 2008.
    View Article

  8. Zhong Lei Mei and Tie Jun Cui, Arbitrary bending of electromagnetic waves using isotropic materials, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 105, 104913-104917, 2009.
    View Article

  9. Nathan I. Landy and Willie J. Padilla, Guiding light with conformal transformations, Optics Express Vol. 17, N°17, 14872-14879, 2009.
    View Article

  10. Weiqiang Dign, Donghua Tang, Yan Liu, Lixue Chen and Xiudong Sun, Arbitrary waveguide bends using isotropic and homogeneous metamaterial, Applied Phys. Lett., Vol. 96, 041102-041104, 2010.
    View Article

  11. Jason Valentine, Jensen Li, Thomas Zentgraf, Guy Bartal and Xiang Zhang, An optical cloak made of dielectrics, Nature Materials, Vol. 8, 568-571, 2009.
    View Article

  12. Lucas H. Gabrielli, Jaime Cardenas, Carl B. Poitras and Michal Lipson, Silicon nanostructure cloak operating at optical frequencies, Nature Photonics, Vol. 3, 461-463, 2009.

  13. E. Cassan, K. V. Do, C. Caer, D. Marris-Morini and L. Vivien, Short-Wavelength Light Propagation in Graded Photonic Crystals, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, N°13, 1937-1943, 2011.
    View Article

  14. K. V. Do, X. Le Roux, C. Caer, D. Marris-Morini, N. Izard, L. Vivien and E. Cassan, Wavelength Demultiplexer Based on a Two-Dimensional Graded Photonic Crystal, Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, N°15, 1094-1096, 2011.
    View Article

  15. Khanh-Van Do, Xavier Le Roux, Delphine Marris- Morini, Laurent Vivien, and Eric Cassan, Experimental demonstration of light bending at optical frequencies usisng a non-homongenizable graded photonic crystal, Optics Express, Vol 20, Issue 4, 4776-4783, 2012.
    View Article