, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 1971–1976 | Cite as

Polarization Conversion Based on Mie-Type Electromagnetically Induced Transparency (EIT) Effect in All-Dielectric Metasurface

  • Lei ZhuEmail author
  • Liang DongEmail author
  • Jing Guo
  • Fan-Yi Meng
  • Xun Jun He
  • Chun Hui Zhao
  • Qun Wu


In this paper, we propose an all-dielectric metasurface to realize the linear-to-circular polarization conversion of resonantly transmitted waves. This metasurface is composed of two intersection bars and four circle bricks. It has numerically demonstrated that the electromagnetic (EM) couplings between dielectric bar and bricks lead to the famous electromagnetically induced transparent (EIT) effect. Subsequently, based on Mie-type EIT resonances for two incident polarizations, the linear-to-circular polarization conversion occur at about 0.47 THz. More importantly, the thickness of our device is subwavelength and it is very transparency for EM waves. We also investigate the dependences of device performance on incident angles of EM waves and structure thicknesses. Device good performance is almost kept at about 0.47 THz for slightly incident angle tilts (θ ≤ 30°) and tiny changes of substrate thickness. But device performance is strongly dependent on dielectric thickness. These results are very important for its integration to the existing terahertz devices, or its application to future polarization controls.


Polarization conversion Electromagnetically induced transparent (EIT) metasurface Mie resonance 



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61501275), the China postdoctoral science foundation (Grant No. 2017M611357), the Science Foundation Project of Heilongjiang Province of China (Grant No. QC2015073), young creative talents training plan of general universities of Heilongjiang Province of China (UNPYSCT-2017152), and the Technology Bureau of Qiqihar city of Heilongjiang Province of China (Grant No. GYGG-201511).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Communication and Electronics Engineering InstituteQiqihar UniversityQiqiharChina
  2. 2.College of Information and Communication EngineeringHarbin Engineering UniversityHarbinChina
  3. 3.School of Electronic EngineeringBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  4. 4.Science and Technology on Electronic Test & Measurement Laboratory, Ministry of EducationNorth University of ChinaTaiyuanChina
  5. 5.Electronics and Information InstituteHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  6. 6.Department of Electronic Science and technologyHarbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina

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