Near-perfect optical mirrors based on thin all-dielectric zero index metamaterial coatings

F. Namin, S. Yun, T. S. Mayer, Douglas Henry Werner, C. Rivero-Baleine

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Abstract

A new all-dielectric metamaterial design methodology based on effective medium theory is proposed for perfect optical mirrors. The optical metamaterial parameters required to obtain a high reflection are derived. A robust genetic algorithm technique is then employed to evolve the optimal design for an optical mirror targeting near-perfect reflection at 3.3 m (3.5 m with substrate loading effects included). The as-designed optical mirror was also fabricated and characterized, yielding excellent agreement between simulated and measured results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation - Proceedings
Pages1155-1158
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011
Event2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2011 - Spokane, WA, United States
Duration: Jul 3 2011Jul 8 2011

Publication series

NameIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
ISSN (Print)1522-3965

Other

Other2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySpokane, WA
Period7/3/117/8/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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