Layered chiral metallic meta-materials


Zheludev, N. I., Papakostas, A., Potts, A., Coles, H. J. and Bagnall, D. M. (2002) Layered chiral metallic meta-materials. At Conference on Complex Mediums III - Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, Seattle, Washington, USA, 08 - 10 Jul 2002. SPIE-International Society of Optical Engineering, 112-117.

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Description/Abstract

Using electron beam lithographic techniques we have manufactured left and right-handed forms of an artificial medium consisting of high densities of microscopic planar chiral metallic objects distributed regularly in a plane. In this artificial medium we have for the first time observed optical manifestations of planar chirality in the form of handedness-sensitive rotation of the polarization state and elliptization of visible light diffracted from the structure. Applications of such media in functional materials are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: Event Dates: July 08-10, 2002
ISBNs: 0819445746
ISSNs: 0277-786X
Keywords: planar chirality, optical activity, metallic nanostructures
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > NANO
ePrint ID: 257604
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:59
Publisher: SPIE-International Society of Optical Engineering
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ISI Citation Count:1
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257604

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