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Plasmonics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 595–603 | Cite as

Tempering Hemispherical Radiative Properties with a Resonance Compilation

  • Yu-Bin ChenEmail author
  • Yung-Chun Lee
  • Yu-Fan Chang
  • Yao-Hua Lin
  • Peng-Hsiang Chen
Article

Abstract

This work demonstrates tailored hemispherical absorptance A, reflectance R, and transmittance T spectra at the coexistence of three resonances. The localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) is excited by a hexagonal array of 15-nm-thick circular Au pillars at the wavelength λLSPR. The Berreman and epsilon near zero (ENZ) mode resonances are generated within a fixed region λENZ ≈ 1.5 μm using diffracted waves inside a 230-nm-thick indium-tin-oxide film. The λLSPR of four samples approaches λENZ via increasing pillar diameters. For the first time, a broadband absorptance enhancement resulting from three compatible resonances is shown. The resonance compilation together with material loss cause failure of a popular LSPR indicator, which are replaced by the robust indicators proposed here.

Keywords

Berreman mode Epsilon near zero mode Localized surface plasmon resonance Radiative property Resonance coexistence 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Authors appreciate Mr. Hao-Yuan Chung for his assistance in fabricating samples. Helps from Mr. Bo-Hung Chen and Mr. Fu-Yuan Shih during revision are also appreciated. The work is supported by the National Science Council (NSC) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Taiwan under grants No. NSC-101-2628-E-006-014-MY3, No. NSC-103-2120-M-006-005, and MOST-103-3113-E-006-005.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-Bin Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yung-Chun Lee
    • 1
  • Yu-Fan Chang
    • 1
  • Yao-Hua Lin
    • 1
  • Peng-Hsiang Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainan CityTaiwan

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