Abstract

Two-dimensional metallic broadband absorbers on a SiO2/Ag/Si substrate were experimentally studied. The absorptivity of such structure can be increased by tailoring the ratio of disk size to the unit cell area. The metallic disk exhibits a localized surface plasmon polariton (LSPP) mode for both TE and TM polarizations. A broadband thermal emitter can be realized because the LSPP mode is independent of the periodicities. By manipulating the ratios and disk sizes, a high-performance, wide-angle, polarization-independent dual band absorber was experimentally achieved. The results demonstrated a substantial flexibility in absorber designs for applications in thermal photovoltaics, sensors, and camouflage.

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2010 (4)

Y.-T. Chang, Y.-C. Lai, C.-T. Li, C.-K. Chen, and T.-J. Yen, “A multi-functional plasmonic biosensor,” Opt. Express 18(9), 9561–9569 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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2009 (4)

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2008 (4)

K. Nakayama, K. Tanabe, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanoparticle enhanced light absorption in GaAs solar cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(12), 121904 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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1999 (1)

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1995 (1)

1962 (1)

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[CrossRef]

Abbas, M. N.

C.-W. Cheng, M. N. Abbas, Z.-C. Chang, M. H. Shih, C. M. Wang, M. C. Wu, and Y.-C. Chang, “Angle-independent plasmonic infrared band-stop reflective filter based on the Ag/SiO₂/Ag T-shaped array,” Opt. Lett. 36(8), 1440–1442 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Alici, K. B.

Atkinson, R.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Atwater, H. A.

V. E. Ferry, J. N. Munday, and H. A. Atwater, “Design considerations for plasmonic photovoltaics,” Adv. Mater. 22(43), 4794–4808 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

K. Nakayama, K. Tanabe, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanoparticle enhanced light absorption in GaAs solar cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(12), 121904 (2008).
[CrossRef]

V. E. Ferry, L. A. Sweatlock, D. Pacifici, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanostructure design for efficient light coupling into solar cells,” Nano Lett. 8(12), 4391–4397 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bartal, G.

E. Cubukcu, S. Zhang, Y.-S. Park, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Split ring resonator sensors for infrared detection of single molecular monolayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(4), 043113 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Berger, R.

A. Unger, U. Rietzler, R. Berger, and M. Kreiter, “Sensitivity of crescent-shaped metal nanoparticles to attachment of dielectric colloids,” Nano Lett. 9(6), 2311–2315 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Carminati, R.

M. Laroche, R. Carminati, and J.-J. Greffet, “Near-field thermophotovoltaic energy conversion,” J. Appl. Phys. 100(6), 063704 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Chang, P.-E.

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Chang, Y. C.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chang, Y.-C.

C.-W. Cheng, M. N. Abbas, Z.-C. Chang, M. H. Shih, C. M. Wang, M. C. Wu, and Y.-C. Chang, “Angle-independent plasmonic infrared band-stop reflective filter based on the Ag/SiO₂/Ag T-shaped array,” Opt. Lett. 36(8), 1440–1442 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Chang, Y.-T.

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y.-T. Chang, Y.-C. Lai, C.-T. Li, C.-K. Chen, and T.-J. Yen, “A multi-functional plasmonic biosensor,” Opt. Express 18(9), 9561–9569 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chang, Z.-C.

Chen, C. Y.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, C.-K.

Chen, H.-H.

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Cheng, C.-W.

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

C.-W. Cheng, M. N. Abbas, Z.-C. Chang, M. H. Shih, C. M. Wang, M. C. Wu, and Y.-C. Chang, “Angle-independent plasmonic infrared band-stop reflective filter based on the Ag/SiO₂/Ag T-shaped array,” Opt. Lett. 36(8), 1440–1442 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Coutts, T. J.

T. J. Coutts, “A review of progress in thermophotovoltaic generation of electricity,” Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev. 3(2-3), 77–184 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Cubukcu, E.

E. Cubukcu, S. Zhang, Y.-S. Park, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Split ring resonator sensors for infrared detection of single molecular monolayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(4), 043113 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Diem, M.

M. Diem, T. Koschny, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Wide-angle perfect absorber/thermal emitter in the terahertz regime,” Phys. Rev. B 79(3), 033101 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Evans, P.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ferry, V. E.

V. E. Ferry, J. N. Munday, and H. A. Atwater, “Design considerations for plasmonic photovoltaics,” Adv. Mater. 22(43), 4794–4808 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

V. E. Ferry, L. A. Sweatlock, D. Pacifici, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanostructure design for efficient light coupling into solar cells,” Nano Lett. 8(12), 4391–4397 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fujikawa, S.

W. Kubo and S. Fujikawa, “Au double nanopillars with nanogap for plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 11(1), 8–15 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gaylord, T. K.

Giessen, H.

N. Liu, M. Mesch, T. Weiss, M. Hentschel, and H. Giessen, “Infrared perfect absorber and its application as plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 10(7), 2342–2348 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gordon, R.

R. Gordon, “Light in a subwavelength slit in a metal: propagation and reflection,” Phys. Rev. B 73(15), 153405 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Grann, E. B.

Greffet, J.-J.

M. Laroche, R. Carminati, and J.-J. Greffet, “Near-field thermophotovoltaic energy conversion,” J. Appl. Phys. 100(6), 063704 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Hao, J.

J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

Hendren, W.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hentschel, M.

N. Liu, M. Mesch, T. Weiss, M. Hentschel, and H. Giessen, “Infrared perfect absorber and its application as plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 10(7), 2342–2348 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ho, K.-M.

X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Hu, X.

X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, Y. W.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, Y.-W.

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, Z. H.

Z. H. Jiang, S. Yun, F. Toor, D. H. Werner, and T. S. Mayer, “Conformal dual-band near-perfectly absorbing mid-infrared metamaterial coating,” ACS Nano 5(6), 4641–4647 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

John, J.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Jokerst, N. M.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kabashin, A. V.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Koschny, T.

M. Diem, T. Koschny, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Wide-angle perfect absorber/thermal emitter in the terahertz regime,” Phys. Rev. B 79(3), 033101 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Kreiter, M.

A. Unger, U. Rietzler, R. Berger, and M. Kreiter, “Sensitivity of crescent-shaped metal nanoparticles to attachment of dielectric colloids,” Nano Lett. 9(6), 2311–2315 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kubo, W.

W. Kubo and S. Fujikawa, “Au double nanopillars with nanogap for plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 11(1), 8–15 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lai, Y.-C.

Laroche, M.

M. Laroche, R. Carminati, and J.-J. Greffet, “Near-field thermophotovoltaic energy conversion,” J. Appl. Phys. 100(6), 063704 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Lee, P.-T.

C.-Y. Tsai, S.-P. Lu, J.-W. Lin, and P.-T. Lee, “High sensitivity plasmonic index sensor using slablike gold nanoring arrays,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(15), 153108 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lee, S. C.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Lee, S.-C.

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Leung, W. Y.

X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Li, C.-T.

Li, M.

X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Lin, J.-W.

C.-Y. Tsai, S.-P. Lu, J.-W. Lin, and P.-T. Lee, “High sensitivity plasmonic index sensor using slablike gold nanoring arrays,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(15), 153108 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lin, S.-Y.

X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Liu, N.

N. Liu, M. Mesch, T. Weiss, M. Hentschel, and H. Giessen, “Infrared perfect absorber and its application as plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 10(7), 2342–2348 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Liu, X.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

Lu, S.-P.

C.-Y. Tsai, S.-P. Lu, J.-W. Lin, and P.-T. Lee, “High sensitivity plasmonic index sensor using slablike gold nanoring arrays,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(15), 153108 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Martí, J.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Martínez, A.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Martínez-Marco, M.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Mayer, T. S.

Z. H. Jiang, S. Yun, F. Toor, D. H. Werner, and T. S. Mayer, “Conformal dual-band near-perfectly absorbing mid-infrared metamaterial coating,” ACS Nano 5(6), 4641–4647 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mesch, M.

N. Liu, M. Mesch, T. Weiss, M. Hentschel, and H. Giessen, “Infrared perfect absorber and its application as plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 10(7), 2342–2348 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Milder, A.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Moharam, M. G.

Munday, J. N.

V. E. Ferry, J. N. Munday, and H. A. Atwater, “Design considerations for plasmonic photovoltaics,” Adv. Mater. 22(43), 4794–4808 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nakayama, K.

K. Nakayama, K. Tanabe, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanoparticle enhanced light absorption in GaAs solar cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(12), 121904 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Neuner, B.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Ortuño, R.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Ozbay, E.

Pacifici, D.

V. E. Ferry, L. A. Sweatlock, D. Pacifici, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanostructure design for efficient light coupling into solar cells,” Nano Lett. 8(12), 4391–4397 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Padilla, W. J.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

Park, Y.-S.

E. Cubukcu, S. Zhang, Y.-S. Park, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Split ring resonator sensors for infrared detection of single molecular monolayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(4), 043113 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Pastkovsky, S.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Podolskiy, V. A.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pollard, R.

A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pommet, D. A.

Qiu, M.

J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

Rietzler, U.

A. Unger, U. Rietzler, R. Berger, and M. Kreiter, “Sensitivity of crescent-shaped metal nanoparticles to attachment of dielectric colloids,” Nano Lett. 9(6), 2311–2315 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rodríguez-Cantó, P. J.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Rodríguez-Fortuño, F. J.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Savoy, S.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Shih, M. H.

Shih, M.-H.

M. N. Abbas, C.-W. Cheng, Y.-C. Chang, M.-H. Shih, H.-H. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, “Angle and polarization independent narrow-band thermal emitter made of metallic disk on SiO2,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(12), 121116 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Shvets, G.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Soukoulis, C. M.

Starr, A. F.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Starr, T.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sweatlock, L. A.

V. E. Ferry, L. A. Sweatlock, D. Pacifici, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanostructure design for efficient light coupling into solar cells,” Nano Lett. 8(12), 4391–4397 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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D. F. Swinehart, “The beer-lambert law,” J. Chem. Educ. 39(7), 333–335 (1962).
[CrossRef]

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K. Nakayama, K. Tanabe, and H. A. Atwater, “Plasmonic nanoparticle enhanced light absorption in GaAs solar cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(12), 121904 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Tomás-Navarro, B.

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, M. Martínez-Marco, B. Tomás-Navarro, R. Ortuño, J. Martí, A. Martínez, and P. J. Rodríguez-Cantó, “Highly-sensitive chemical detection in the infrared regime using plasmonic gold nanocrosses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(13), 133118 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Toor, F.

Z. H. Jiang, S. Yun, F. Toor, D. H. Werner, and T. S. Mayer, “Conformal dual-band near-perfectly absorbing mid-infrared metamaterial coating,” ACS Nano 5(6), 4641–4647 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tsai, C.-Y.

C.-Y. Tsai, S.-P. Lu, J.-W. Lin, and P.-T. Lee, “High sensitivity plasmonic index sensor using slablike gold nanoring arrays,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(15), 153108 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tsai, D. P.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Tsai, M. W.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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Tyler, T.

X. Liu, T. Tyler, T. Starr, A. F. Starr, N. M. Jokerst, and W. J. Padilla, “Taming the blackbody with infrared metamaterials as selective thermal emitters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(4), 045901 (2011).
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P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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A. Unger, U. Rietzler, R. Berger, and M. Kreiter, “Sensitivity of crescent-shaped metal nanoparticles to attachment of dielectric colloids,” Nano Lett. 9(6), 2311–2315 (2009).
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[CrossRef]

Wang, J.

J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

Weiss, T.

N. Liu, M. Mesch, T. Weiss, M. Hentschel, and H. Giessen, “Infrared perfect absorber and its application as plasmonic sensor,” Nano Lett. 10(7), 2342–2348 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Werner, D. H.

Z. H. Jiang, S. Yun, F. Toor, D. H. Werner, and T. S. Mayer, “Conformal dual-band near-perfectly absorbing mid-infrared metamaterial coating,” ACS Nano 5(6), 4641–4647 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wu, C.

C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wu, M. C.

Wu, Y.-T.

P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ye, Y. H.

C. M. Wang, Y. C. Chang, M. W. Tsai, Y. H. Ye, C. Y. Chen, Y. W. Jiang, S. C. Lee, and D. P. Tsai, “Angular independent infrared filter assisted by localized surface plasmon polariton,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 20(13), 1103–1105 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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P.-E. Chang, Y.-W. Jiang, H.-H. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, L. D.-C. Tzuang, Y.-H. Ye, and S.-C. Lee, “Wavelength selective plasmonic thermal emitter by polarization utilizing Fabry-Pérot type resonances,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(7), 073111 (2011).
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X. Hu, M. Li, Z. Ye, W. Y. Leung, K.-M. Ho, and S.-Y. Lin, “Design of midinfrared photodetectors enhanced by resonant cavities with subwavelength metallic gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93(24), 241108 (2008).
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Yun, S.

Z. H. Jiang, S. Yun, F. Toor, D. H. Werner, and T. S. Mayer, “Conformal dual-band near-perfectly absorbing mid-infrared metamaterial coating,” ACS Nano 5(6), 4641–4647 (2011).
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A. V. Kabashin, P. Evans, S. Pastkovsky, W. Hendren, G. A. Wurtz, R. Atkinson, R. Pollard, V. A. Podolskiy, and A. V. Zayats, “Plasmonic nanorod metamaterials for biosensing,” Nat. Mater. 8(11), 867–871 (2009).
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E. Cubukcu, S. Zhang, Y.-S. Park, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Split ring resonator sensors for infrared detection of single molecular monolayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(4), 043113 (2009).
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E. Cubukcu, S. Zhang, Y.-S. Park, G. Bartal, and X. Zhang, “Split ring resonator sensors for infrared detection of single molecular monolayers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 95(4), 043113 (2009).
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J. Hao, J. Wang, X. Liu, W. J. Padilla, L. Zhou, and M. Qiu, “High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).

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C. Wu, B. Neuner, G. Shvets, J. John, A. Milder, B. Zollars, and S. Savoy, “Large-area wide-angle spectrally selective plasmonic absorber,” Phys. Rev. B 84(7), 075102 (2011).
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[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Schematic diagram of the investigated MD structure. (b) SEM image of a fabricated MD structure. The inset shows the details of the structure within one unit cell at a 35° angle of view.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) TM- and (b) TE- mode stimulated reflectance spectra of the MD structure with D = 1 μm, Λ = 1.5 μm, tAg = 100 nm, and tSiO2 = 80 nm.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Comparison of the calculated and measured wavelengths of resonances as functions of the disk diameter D. (b) Absorptivities at normal incidence of the 1 μm MD arrays with several different periodicities Λ. (c) Absorptivities of the MD arrays with different diameters D for Λ fixed at 3 μm. (d) Experimental peak absorptivity of the MD configuration as a function of its area-fill factor F.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

(a) Experimental absorptivity of the broadband absorber composed of the multi-sized disks with D = 800 nm, 900 nm, 1.03 μm, 1.12 μm, 1.21 μm, and 1.35 μm and a SiO2 spacer thickness, tSiO2 = 32 nm. (b) Absorptivity of the dual-band absorber consisting of two different disk sizes with dimensions D = 825 nm, and 960 nm per unit cell when tSiO2 = 80 nm. The insets show the SEM images of one unit cell for the fabricated broadband and dual-band absorbers.

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Emission(λ,T)=B(λ,T) (1R(λ,θ,ϕ))cosθdΩ

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