4 October 2011 Photothermal phenomena in plasmonics and metamaterials
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Our recent theoretical and experimental investigation of the photothermal effect in a planar metamaterial absorber is reviewed in the present paper. The observed ultrasensitive photothermal heating in such an absorber nanostructure irradiated by a pulsed white-light source is elaborated with a simple yet compelling heat transfer model, which is subsequently solved with a finite-element method. The simulation results not only agree with the experimental finding, but also provide more detailed understanding of the temperature transition in the complex system.
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Xi Chen, Yiting Chen, Min Yan, Jing Wang, Jiaming Hao, Min Qiu, "Photothermal phenomena in plasmonics and metamaterials", Proc. SPIE 8168, Advances in Optical Thin Films IV, 81681K (4 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.902321; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.902321
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