Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 313–316 | Cite as

Experimental and theoretical investigation of silver-coated ZnO nanorod arrays as antennas for the visible and near-IR spectral range

  • E. M. Kaidashev
  • N. V. Lyanguzov
  • A. M. Lerer
  • E. A. Raspopova
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Abstract

A new design of optical antennas consisting of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorods covered by a thin metal film is proposed. Arrays of highly oriented ZnO nanorods perpendicular to a substrate and covered by a thin silver film have been obtained using methods of carbothermal synthesis and magnetron sputtering. The problems of electromagnetic wave diffraction on a single metal/dielectric nanovibrator (situated at the interface of dielectrics) and on a two-dimensional periodic array of these nanovibrators have been solved. The results of calculations of the electrodynamic characteristics of optical antennas with various lengths have been compared to experimental data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Kaidashev
    • 1
  • N. V. Lyanguzov
    • 1
  • A. M. Lerer
    • 1
  • E. A. Raspopova
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute of Mechanics and Applied MathematicsSouthern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia
  2. 2.Southern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia

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