Semiconductor split-ring resonators for thermally tunable terahertz metamaterials

Jiaguang Han, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

As the variation of temperature alters the intrinsic carrier density in a semiconductor, numerical simulations indicate that the consequent variation of the relative permittivity in the terahertz regime provides a way to realize thermally tunable split-ring resonators. Electromagnetic metasurfaces and metamaterials that are thermally tunable in the terahertz regime can thus be implemented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)554-557
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Volume56
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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