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Micromachined tunable metamaterials: a review

Micromachined tunable metamaterials: a review
Micromachined tunable metamaterials: a review
This paper reviews micromachined tunable metamaterials, whereby the tuning capabilities are based on the mechanical reconfiguration of the lattice and/or the metamaterial element geometry. The primary focus of this review is the feasibility of the realization of micromachined tunable metamaterials via structure reconfiguration and the current state of the art in the fabrication technologies of structurally reconfigurable metamaterial elements. The micromachined reconfigurable microstructures not only offer a new tuning method for metamaterials without being limited by the nonlinearity of constituent materials, but also enable a new paradigm of reconfigurable metamaterial-based devices with mechanical actuations. With recent development in nanomachining technology, it is possible to develop structurally reconfigurable metamaterials with faster tuning speed, higher density of integration and more flexible choice of the working frequencies.
2040-8986
114009-[8pp]
Liu, A.Q.
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Zhu, W.M.
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Tsai, D.P.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Liu, A.Q.
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Zhu, W.M.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Liu, A.Q., Zhu, W.M., Tsai, D.P. and Zheludev, N.I. (2012) Micromachined tunable metamaterials: a review. Journal of Optics, 14 (11), 114009-[8pp]. (doi:10.1088/2040-8978/14/11/114009).

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This paper reviews micromachined tunable metamaterials, whereby the tuning capabilities are based on the mechanical reconfiguration of the lattice and/or the metamaterial element geometry. The primary focus of this review is the feasibility of the realization of micromachined tunable metamaterials via structure reconfiguration and the current state of the art in the fabrication technologies of structurally reconfigurable metamaterial elements. The micromachined reconfigurable microstructures not only offer a new tuning method for metamaterials without being limited by the nonlinearity of constituent materials, but also enable a new paradigm of reconfigurable metamaterial-based devices with mechanical actuations. With recent development in nanomachining technology, it is possible to develop structurally reconfigurable metamaterials with faster tuning speed, higher density of integration and more flexible choice of the working frequencies.

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Published date: 2012
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 356003
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/356003
ISSN: 2040-8986
PURE UUID: 8512b9c4-935e-4078-acec-bb118e8c66f6
ORCID for N.I. Zheludev: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1013-6636

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Date deposited: 10 Sep 2013 08:42
Last modified: 03 Dec 2019 02:03

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Author: A.Q. Liu
Author: W.M. Zhu
Author: D.P. Tsai
Author: N.I. Zheludev ORCID iD

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