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All-optical switching of photonic metamaterials enabled by surface-mediated phase transitions in gallium

All-optical switching of photonic metamaterials enabled by surface-mediated phase transitions in gallium
All-optical switching of photonic metamaterials enabled by surface-mediated phase transitions in gallium
Reversible, optically-induced surface metallization in a nanoscale layer of elemental gallium forming the backplane of a photonic metamaterial absorber provides a mechanism for a strong, resonantly enhanced reflective optical nonlinearity at µW/µm2 intensities.
Waters, Robin F.
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MacDonald, K.F.
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Hobson, P.A.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Waters, Robin F.
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MacDonald, K.F.
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Hobson, P.A.
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Zheludev, N.I.
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Waters, Robin F., MacDonald, K.F., Hobson, P.A. and Zheludev, N.I. (2015) All-optical switching of photonic metamaterials enabled by surface-mediated phase transitions in gallium. 9th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics - Metamaterials '15, United Kingdom. 07 - 12 Sep 2015. 3 pp .

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Abstract

Reversible, optically-induced surface metallization in a nanoscale layer of elemental gallium forming the backplane of a photonic metamaterial absorber provides a mechanism for a strong, resonantly enhanced reflective optical nonlinearity at µW/µm2 intensities.

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Published date: September 2015
Venue - Dates: 9th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics - Metamaterials '15, United Kingdom, 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-12
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 381955
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/381955
PURE UUID: 19bdf6a3-530d-4e93-ae99-45c4e1912da5
ORCID for K.F. MacDonald: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3877-2976
ORCID for N.I. Zheludev: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1013-6636

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Date deposited: 30 Sep 2015 11:50
Last modified: 15 Nov 2018 01:36

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