Bioinspired multicontrollable metasurfaces and metamaterials for terahertz applications

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Douglas E. Wolfe, Mark W. Horn, John Mazurowski, Arnold Burger, Partha P. Banerjee

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Abstract

Inspired by biological multicontrollability, we have devised the concept of multicontrollable metasurfaces. Comprising electrically small elements called MetaAtoms, a metasurface could be either homogeneous or graded on the wavelength scale for operation in the terahertz regime. The MetaAtoms would comprise diverse pixels each of which is made of magnetically controlled, thermally controlled, electrically controlled, or optically controlled material. Stacks of parallel multicontrollable metasurfaces would function as multicontrollable metamaterials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017
EditorsAkhlesh Lakhtakia, Mato Knez, Raul J. Martin-Palma
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510608092
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventBioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017 - Portland, United States
Duration: Mar 26 2017Mar 27 2017

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume10162
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherBioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017
CountryUnited States
CityPortland
Period3/26/173/27/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Lakhtakia, A., Wolfe, D. E., Horn, M. W., Mazurowski, J., Burger, A., & Banerjee, P. P. (2017). Bioinspired multicontrollable metasurfaces and metamaterials for terahertz applications. In A. Lakhtakia, M. Knez, & R. J. Martin-Palma (Eds.), Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017 [101620V] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 10162). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2258683