15 October 2015 Chiral metamaterial with VO2 inclusions for thermally manipulating cross-polarization
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Polarization properties provide a controlled degree of freedom in the process of light propagation. Efficiently manipulating polarization states plays a pivotal role in the areas of electromagnetic wave detection and information communication. In this work, we propose a chiral metamaterial that is comprised of an array of 90°-twisted E-shaped resonators with incorporated vanadium dioxide films. The hybridized chiral metamaterial allows us to effectively modify the conductivity of vanadium dioxide utilizing a thermal trigger. A thermo-controlled cross-polarization conversion can be realized. The phase transition metamaterials may open an opportunity in the THz regime to acquire a variety of functionalities, such as tunable filters, modulators and switches.
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Tingting Lv, Tingting Lv, Zhipeng Li, Zhipeng Li, Bo Sun, Bo Sun, Quanchao Shi, Quanchao Shi, Jinhui Shi, Jinhui Shi, } "Chiral metamaterial with VO2 inclusions for thermally manipulating cross-polarization", Proc. SPIE 9673, AOPC 2015: Micro/Nano Optical Manufacturing Technologies; and Laser Processing and Rapid Prototyping Techniques, 96730M (15 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2199319; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2199319
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