18 June 2013 Broadband enhancement of infrared photodetectors with metamaterial resonators
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Abstract
Current infrared imaging systems monitor emission from a given scene over a broad spectral range, which results with "black and white" images. As a result, there is ever increasing emphasis on the development of new, on the pixel level, infrared imaging technology that can provide spectral information. Attempts at creating a robust imaging system with spectral information have been made through a network of external optics, which results with a high cost and large system package. Here, we propose a metamaterial design that resonantly couples to an infrared photodetector for enhanced performance.
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John Montoya, Stephen A. Myers, Ajit Barve, Jun Oh Kim, Sanjay Krishna, David W. Peters, Charles M. Reinke, Joel Wendt, "Broadband enhancement of infrared photodetectors with metamaterial resonators", Proc. SPIE 8704, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXIX, 870437 (18 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2018198; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2018198
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