Abstract

In this paper we discuss the fabrication and the electromagnetic (EM) characterization of anisotropic eutectic metamaterials, consisting of cylindrical polaritonic LiF rods embedded in either KCl or NaCl polaritonic host. The fabrication was performed using the eutectics directional solidification self-organization approach. For the EM characterization the specular reflectance at far infrared, between 3 THz and 11 THz, was measured and also calculated by numerically solving Maxwell equations, obtaining good agreement between experimental and calculated spectra. Applying an effective medium approach to describe the response of our samples, we predicted a range of frequencies in which most of our systems behave as homogeneous anisotropic media with a hyperbolic dispersion relation, opening thus possibilities for using them in negative refractive index and imaging applications at THz range.

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T. Tumkur, G. Zhu, P. Black, Yu. A. Barnakov, C. E. Bonner, and M. A. Noginov, “Control of spontaneous emission in a volume of functionalized hyperbolic metamaterial,” App. Phys. Lett. 99, 151115 (2011).
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S. Foteinopoulou, M. Kafesaki, E. N. Economou, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Two-dimensional polaritonic photonic crystals as terahertz uniaxial metamaterials,” Phys. Rev. B 84, 035128 (2011).
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2010 (3)

D. A. Pawlak, S. Turczynski, M. Gajc, K. Kolodziejak, R. Diduszko, K. Rozniatowski, J. Smalc, and I. Vendik, “How far are we from making metamaterials by self-organization,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 20, 1116–1124 (2010).
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D. B. Burckel, J. R. Wendt, G. A. Ten Eyck, A. R. Ellis, I. Brener, and M. B. Sinclair, “Fabrication of 3D metamaterial resonators using self-aligned membrane projection lithography,” Adv. Mater. 22, 3171–3175 (2010).
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[CrossRef]

2009 (3)

M. A. Noginov, Yu. A. Barnakov, G. Zhu, T. Tumkur, H. Li, and E. E. Narimanov, “Bulk photonic metamaterial with hyperbolic dispersion,” App. Phys. Lett. 94, 151105 (2009).
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Fang, T. Koschny, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Optical anisotropic metamaterials: negative refraction and focusing,” Phys. Rev. B 79, 245127 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (3)

G. A. Wurtz, W. Dickson, D. O’Connor, R. Atkinson, W. Hendren, P. Evans, R. Pollard, and A. V. Zayats, “Guided plasmonic modes in nanorod assemblies: strong electromagnetic coupling regime,” Opt. Express 16, 7460–7470 (2008).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2007 (6)

J. A. Schuller, R. Zia, T. Taubner, and M. L. Brongersma, “Dielectric metamaterials based on electric and magnetic resonances of silicon carbide particles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 107401 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

C. Rockstuhl, F. Lederer, C. Etrich, T. Pertsch, and T. Scharf, “Design of an artificial three-dimensional composite metamaterial with magnetic resonances in the visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 017401 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Larrea and V. M. Orera, “Porous crystal structures obtained from directionally solidified eutectic precursors,” J. Cryst. Growth 300, 387–393 (2007).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (4)

A. Salandrino and N. Engheta, “Far-field subdiffraction optical microscopy using metamaterial crystals: theory and simulations,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 075103 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Z. Jacob, L. V. Alekseyev, and E. Narimanov, “Optical hyperlens: far-field imaging beyond the diffraction limit,” Opt. Express 14, 8247–8256 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Llorca and V. M. Orera, “Directionally solidified eutectic ceramic oxides,” Prog. Mater. Sci. 51, 711–809 (2006).
[CrossRef]

L. Jylhä, I. Kolmakov, S. Maslovski, and S. Tretyakov, “Modeling of isotropic backward-wave materials composed of resonant spheres,” J. Appl. Phys. 99, 043102 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (3)

V. Yannopapas and A. Moroz, “Negative refractive index metamaterials from inherently non-magnetic materials for deep infrared to terahertz frequency ranges,” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 3717–3734 (2005).
[CrossRef]

V. M. Orera, A. Larrea, R. I. Merino, M. A. Rebolledo, J. A. Valles, R. Gotor, and J. I. Peña, “Novel photonic materials made from ionic eutectic compounds,” Acta Phys. Slovaca 55, 261–269 (2005).

V. M. Orera and A. Larrea, “NaCl-assisted growth of micrometer-wide long single crystalline fluoride fibres,” Opt. Mater. 27, 1726–1729 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2003 (4)

P. A. Belov, R. Marqués, S. I. Maslovski, I. S. Nefedov, M. Silveirinha, C. R. Simovski, and S. A. Tretyakov, “Strong spatial dispersion in wire media in the very large wavelength limit,” Phys. Rev. B 67, 113103 (2003).
[CrossRef]

K. C. Huang, P. Bienstman, J. D. Joannopoulos, K. A. Nelson, and S. Fan, “Phonon-polariton excitations in photonic crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 68, 075209 (2003).
[CrossRef]

K. C. Huang, P. Bienstman, J. D. Joannopoulos, K. A. Nelson, and S. Fan, “Field expulsion and reconfiguration in polaritonic photonic crystals,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 196402 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. R. Smith and D. Schurig, “Electromagnetic wave propagation in media with indefinite permittivity and permeability tensors,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 077405 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002 (2)

R. Köhler, A. Tredicucci, F. Beltram, H. E. Beere, E. H. Linfield, A. G. Davies, D. A. Ritchie, R. C. Iotti, and F. Rossi, “Terahertz semiconductor-heterostructure laser,” Nature 417, 156–159 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. O’Brien and J. B. Pendry, “Photonic band-gap effects and magnetic activity in dielectric composites,” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14, 4035–4044 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

S. W. Smye, J. M. Chamberlain, A. J. Fitzgerald, and E. Berry, “The interaction between Terahertz radiation and biological tissue,” Phys. Med. Biol. 46, R101–R112 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2000 (4)

D. R. Smith, W. J. Padilla, D. C. Vier, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, and S. Schultz, “Composite medium with simultaneously negative permeability and permittivity,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4184–4187 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Larrea, L. Contreras, R. I. Merino, J. Llorca, and V. M. Orera, “Microstructure and physical properties of CaF2-MgO eutectics produced by the Bridgman method,” J. Mat. Res. 15, 1314–1319 (2000).
[CrossRef]

R. Ruppin, “Evaluation of extended Maxwell-Garnett theories,” Opt. Commun. 182, 273–279 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

J. B. Pendry, A. J. Holden, D. J. Robbins, and W. J. Stewart, “Magnetism from conductors and enhanced nonlinear phenomena,” IEEE Trans. Microw. 47, 2075–2084 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1998 (2)

J. B. Pendry, A. J. Holden, D. J. Robbins, and W. J. Stewart, “Low frequency plasmons in thin-wire structures,” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, 4785–4809 (1998).
[CrossRef]

A. Kirchner, K. Busch, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Transport properties of random arrays of dielectric cylinders,” Phys. Rev. B 57, 277–288 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1989 (1)

W. T. Doyle, “Optical properties of a suspension of metal spheres,” Phys. Rev. B 39, 9852–9858 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

V. G. Veselago, “The electrodynamics of substances with simultaneously negative values of ε and μ,” Sov. Phys. Usp. 10, 509–514 (1968).
[CrossRef]

1904 (1)

J. C. Maxwell Garnett, “Colours in metal glasses and metal films,” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London Ser. A 203, 385–420 (1904).

Acosta, M. F.

A. Reyes-Coronado, M. F. Acosta, R. I. Merino, V. M. Orera, G. Kenanakis, N. Katsarakis, M. Kafesaki, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Electromagnetic response of anisotropic eutectic metamaterials in THz range,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1291, 148–150 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Alekseyev, L. V.

Ashcroft, N. W.

N. W. Ashcroft and N. D. Mermin, Solid State Physics (Sanders College Publishing/Harcourt Brace, 1976).

Atkinson, R.

Bade, K.

J. K. Gansel, M. Thiel, M. S. Rill, M. Decker, K. Bade, V. Saile, G. von Freymann, S. Linden, and M. Wegener, “Gold helix photonic metamaterial as broadband circular polarizer,” Science 325, 1513–1515 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Barnakov, Y. A.

M. A. Noginov, Y. A. Barnakov, G. Zhu, T. Tumkur, L. Heng, and E. E. Narimanov, “Bulk metamaterial with hyperbolic dispersion,” Conference on lasers and electro-optics/International quantum electronics conference, OSA technical digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC2.

Barnakov, Yu. A.

T. Tumkur, G. Zhu, P. Black, Yu. A. Barnakov, C. E. Bonner, and M. A. Noginov, “Control of spontaneous emission in a volume of functionalized hyperbolic metamaterial,” App. Phys. Lett. 99, 151115 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. A. Noginov, Yu. A. Barnakov, G. Zhu, T. Tumkur, H. Li, and E. E. Narimanov, “Bulk photonic metamaterial with hyperbolic dispersion,” App. Phys. Lett. 94, 151105 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Bartal, G.

J. Valentine, S. Zhang, T. Zentgraf, E. Ulin-Avila, D. A. Genov, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Three-dimensional optical metamaterial with a negative refractive index,” Nature 455, 376–379 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Beere, H. E.

R. Köhler, A. Tredicucci, F. Beltram, H. E. Beere, E. H. Linfield, A. G. Davies, D. A. Ritchie, R. C. Iotti, and F. Rossi, “Terahertz semiconductor-heterostructure laser,” Nature 417, 156–159 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Belov, P. A.

P. A. Belov, R. Marqués, S. I. Maslovski, I. S. Nefedov, M. Silveirinha, C. R. Simovski, and S. A. Tretyakov, “Strong spatial dispersion in wire media in the very large wavelength limit,” Phys. Rev. B 67, 113103 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Beltram, F.

R. Köhler, A. Tredicucci, F. Beltram, H. E. Beere, E. H. Linfield, A. G. Davies, D. A. Ritchie, R. C. Iotti, and F. Rossi, “Terahertz semiconductor-heterostructure laser,” Nature 417, 156–159 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Berry, E.

S. W. Smye, J. M. Chamberlain, A. J. Fitzgerald, and E. Berry, “The interaction between Terahertz radiation and biological tissue,” Phys. Med. Biol. 46, R101–R112 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bienstman, P.

K. C. Huang, P. Bienstman, J. D. Joannopoulos, K. A. Nelson, and S. Fan, “Phonon-polariton excitations in photonic crystals,” Phys. Rev. B 68, 075209 (2003).
[CrossRef]

K. C. Huang, P. Bienstman, J. D. Joannopoulos, K. A. Nelson, and S. Fan, “Field expulsion and reconfiguration in polaritonic photonic crystals,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 196402 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Black, P.

T. Tumkur, G. Zhu, P. Black, Yu. A. Barnakov, C. E. Bonner, and M. A. Noginov, “Control of spontaneous emission in a volume of functionalized hyperbolic metamaterial,” App. Phys. Lett. 99, 151115 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Bonner, C. E.

T. Tumkur, G. Zhu, P. Black, Yu. A. Barnakov, C. E. Bonner, and M. A. Noginov, “Control of spontaneous emission in a volume of functionalized hyperbolic metamaterial,” App. Phys. Lett. 99, 151115 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Brener, I.

D. B. Burckel, J. R. Wendt, G. A. Ten Eyck, A. R. Ellis, I. Brener, and M. B. Sinclair, “Fabrication of 3D metamaterial resonators using self-aligned membrane projection lithography,” Adv. Mater. 22, 3171–3175 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Brongersma, M. L.

J. A. Schuller, R. Zia, T. Taubner, and M. L. Brongersma, “Dielectric metamaterials based on electric and magnetic resonances of silicon carbide particles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 107401 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Burckel, D. B.

D. B. Burckel, J. R. Wendt, G. A. Ten Eyck, A. R. Ellis, I. Brener, and M. B. Sinclair, “Fabrication of 3D metamaterial resonators using self-aligned membrane projection lithography,” Adv. Mater. 22, 3171–3175 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Busch, K.

A. Kirchner, K. Busch, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Transport properties of random arrays of dielectric cylinders,” Phys. Rev. B 57, 277–288 (1998).
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D. A. Pawlak, S. Turczynski, M. Gajc, K. Kolodziejak, R. Diduszko, K. Rozniatowski, J. Smalc, and I. Vendik, “How far are we from making metamaterials by self-organization,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 20, 1116–1124 (2010).
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D. A. Pawlak, S. Turczynski, M. Gajc, K. Kolodziejak, R. Diduszko, K. Rozniatowski, J. Smalc, and I. Vendik, “How far are we from making metamaterials by self-organization,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 20, 1116–1124 (2010).
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Adv. Funct. Mater. (1)

D. A. Pawlak, S. Turczynski, M. Gajc, K. Kolodziejak, R. Diduszko, K. Rozniatowski, J. Smalc, and I. Vendik, “How far are we from making metamaterials by self-organization,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 20, 1116–1124 (2010).
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AIP Conf. Proc. (1)

A. Reyes-Coronado, M. F. Acosta, R. I. Merino, V. M. Orera, G. Kenanakis, N. Katsarakis, M. Kafesaki, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Electromagnetic response of anisotropic eutectic metamaterials in THz range,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1291, 148–150 (2010).
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IEEE Trans. Microw. (1)

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Nat. Mater. (1)

N. Liu, H. Guo, L. Fu, S. Kaiser, H. Schweizer, and H. Giessen, “Three-dimensional photonic metamaterials at optical frequencies,” Nat. Mater. 7, 31–37 (2008).
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S. W. Smye, J. M. Chamberlain, A. J. Fitzgerald, and E. Berry, “The interaction between Terahertz radiation and biological tissue,” Phys. Med. Biol. 46, R101–R112 (2001).
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