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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium EE : Metamaterials--From Modeling and Fabrication to Application

2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Nader Engheta University of Pennsylvania
Joshua Le-Wei Li National University of Singapore
Ruth Pachter Air Force Research Laboratory
Minas Tanielian Boeing Research and Technology
EE1
Session Chairs
Nader Engheta
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 104 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE1.1
Photonic Metamaterials: Recent Progress.

Martin Wegener 1
1 Institut fur Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe Germany

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10:00 AM - **EE1.2
Optical Metamaterials.

Xiang Zhang 1
1 , University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley , California, United States

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10:30 AM - EE1.3
Negative Refractive Index at Visible Frequencies in Metamaterials based on Coupled Coaxial Resonators.

Rene de Waele 1 2 , Stanley Burgos 2 , Harry Atwater 2 , Albert Polman 1
1 Photonic Materials, FOM Amolf, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, 2 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:45 AM - EE1.4
General Properties of Dielectric Metamaterial Subunits.

Jon Schuller 1 , Mark Brongersma 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **EE1.5
Microwave and Optical Cloaking using Transmission-Line and Parallel-Plate Artificial Materials.

Sergei Tretyakov 1 , Pekka Alitalo 1 , Olli Luukkonen 1 , Constantin Simovski 1
1 , Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo Finland

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12:00 PM - EE1.6
Transformation Optics by using Indefinite Metamaterial.

Yongjian Huang 1 , Bernard Didier Frederic Casse 1 , Srinivas Sridhar 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - EE1.7
Near-Field Optical Microspectroscopy on Oxide-Based Superlenses.

Susanne Kehr 1 , Lane Martin 1 , Yongmin Liu 2 , Asif Khan 3 , Martin Gajek 1 , Pu Yu 1 , Marc Wenzel 4 , Hans-Georg von Ribbeck 4 5 , Rainer Jacob 5 , Stephan Winnerl 5 , Manfred Helm 5 , Xiang Zhang 2 , Lukas Eng 4 , Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1
1 Department of Physics, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Institute of Applied Physics, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany, 5 Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden Germany

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12:30 PM - **EE1.8
Dielectric Building Blocks for Metamaterials and Active Nanophotonics.

Mark Brongersma 1
1 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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EE2
Session Chairs
Minas Tanielian
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 104 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **EE2.1
Toward Practical Metamaterials in the Thermal Infrared.

Michael Sinclair 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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3:00 PM - **EE2.2
Compact Waveguide Band-Pass and Band-Stop Filters Using Negative Index Material (NIM) Concepts.

T. Lam 1 , R. Greegor 1 , Claudio Parazzoli 1 , M. Tanielian 1
1 , The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:30 PM -
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3:45 PM - EE2.3
Circuit Analog RF-Visual Antireflection Coatings.

Nicci Dehuff-Abueg 1 , Thomas Delfeld 1
1 , Boeing, Seattle, Washington, United States

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4:00 PM - EE2.4
Symmetry Breaking and Coupling Effects in Near-infrared Metamaterials.

Koray Aydin 1 , Imogen Pryce 1 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Thomas J. Watson Lab. of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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4:15 PM - EE2.5
Lattice Density Effect on the Negative Refractive Index of a Uniaxial Metamaterial.

Enrico Prati 1 , Claudio Amabile 1
1 Laboratorio Nazionale MDM, CNR , Agrate Brianza Italy

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4:30 PM - EE2.6
Realization of Electrically Small Patch Antennas Loaded with Metamaterials.

Diana Strickland 1 , Jeremy Pruitt 1 , Jerome Helffrich 1 , Brandon Nance 1 , Emilio Martinez 1 , A. Leigh Griffith 1
1 , Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States

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4:45 PM - EE2.7
Nanoparticulate Ruthenium Dioxide Shells on Silica Dielectric Cores—A Single-Unit-Thick Electronic Conductor.

Debra Rolison 1 , Christopher Chervin 2 , Jeffrey Long 1 , Jeffrey Owrutsky 3 , Joseph Melinger 4
1 Surface Chemistry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , Nova Research, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, United States, 3 Chemical Dynamics and Diagnostics Branch, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 Solid State Devices, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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EE3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Nader Engheta
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - EE3.1
The Effect of Refraction Index and Diameter of Porous Alumina of Metallic Wires for Optical Imaging Application.

Guo-Dung Chen 1 , Cheng-Yang Liu 1
1 , Center for Measurement Standards, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan Taiwan

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9:00 PM - EE3.10
Optical Spectroscopy of a GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Well System Near Double Exciton-polariton and Bragg Resonance.

Vladimir Chaldyshev 1 , Denis Sholohov 1 , Alexei Vasil'ev 1
1 , Ioffe Institute, St.Petersburg Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - EE3.11
Coexistence of SDW and Pseudo Fine Particle Behaviour.

Ahmad Yazdani 1 , N. Kamali Sarvestani 1
1 Physics, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of)

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9:00 PM - EE3.12
Refraction Indices of Structured Materials From the First Principles.

Liudmila Pozhar 1
1 Physics, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States

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9:00 PM - EE3.13
Nanoparticle One-Dimensional Photonic-Crystal Dye Laser.

Francesco Scotognella 1 , Daniel Puzzo 2 , Angelo Monguzzi 1 , Diederik Wiersma 3 , Riccardo Tubino 1 , Geoffrey Ozin 2
1 Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, Universita' di Milano Bicocca, Milano Italy, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 3 , European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy and National Institute for the Physics of Matter, Firenze Italy

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9:00 PM - EE3.2
Metallodielectric Periodic Nanostructures for Epsilon Near Zero Metamaterials.

M. Joseph Roberts 1 , Simin Feng 1 , Mark Moran 1 , Linda Johnson 1 , Klaus Halterman 1 , Andrew Guenthner 1
1 Research Department, US Navy NAVAIR NAWCWD, China Lake, California, United States

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9:00 PM - EE3.3
Compensation for Optical Loss in Metamaterials with Negative Refractive Index.

Jinsong Duan 1 2 , Ruth Pachter 1
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , General Dynamics Information Technology, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - EE3.4
Tunable Microwave Composites Containing Ferromagnetic Microwires.

Julian Gonzalez 1 , Mihail Ipatov 1 , Larissa Panina 2 , Arkady Zhukov 1 , Valentina Zhukova 1
1 Materials Physics, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Spain, 2 School of Computing, Communications and Electronics, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - EE3.5
Modulation of GaN Light-Emitting Diode With Complementary Metamaterials.

Xiaoxiang Xia 1 , Haifang Yang 1 , Changzhi Gu 1
1 Laboratory of Microfabrication, The Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences , Beijing China

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9:00 PM - EE3.6
Terahertz Magnetic Response from 3D Metamaterials.

Kebin Fan 1 , Andrew Strikwerda 2 , Hu Tao 1 , Xin Zhang 1 , Richard Averitt 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics , Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - EE3.7
Miniaturization of Electromagnetic-Bandgap Structures with Thin Film Dielectrics for Si Interposer Applications.

Koichi Takemura 1 , Noriaki Ando 2 , Hiroshi Toyao 2 , Takashi Manako 1 , Tsuneo Tsukagoshi 2
1 Device Platforms Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Sagamihara Japan, 2 System Jisso Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Sagamihara Japan

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9:00 PM - EE3.8
Negative Refraction in Porous Silicon Bragg Mirrors.

Beatriz de la Mora 1 , Rocio Nava Lara 1 , Julia Taguena-Martinez 1 , J. Antonio del Rio 1 , J. Eduardo Lugo 2 , Alejandro Reyes-Esqueda 3
1 Centro de Investigación en Energía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Visual Psychophysics and Perception Laboratory, School of Optometry, University of Montreal, Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada, 3 Instituto de Física, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, D.F. Mexico

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9:00 PM - EE3.9
Self-Organized Oxide Fibers by the Micro-Pulling Down Method.

Detlef Klimm 1 , Krzysztof Orlinski 2 , Dorota Pawlak 2
1 , Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth, Berlin Germany, 2 , Institute of Electronic Materials Technology, Warsaw Poland

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Nader Engheta University of Pennsylvania
Joshua Le-Wei Li National University of Singapore
Ruth Pachter Air Force Research Laboratory
Minas Tanielian Boeing Research and Technology
EE4
Session Chairs
Ruth Pachter
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 104 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE4.1
Coherent Metamaterials as a Platform for Passive and Gain-assisted Photonic Devices.

Nikolay Zheludev 1 , Vassili Fedotov 1 , Nikitas Papasimakis 1 , Eric Plum 1 , Jinhui Shi 1
1 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - **EE4.2
Bending Back Light: The Science of Negative Index Materials.

Costas Soukoulis 1 2
1 Dept. of Physics / Ames Lab., Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 IESL-FORTH / Materials Dept., University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

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10:30 AM - **EE4.3
Plasmonic Optical Negative Index Metamaterials for Modulation and Sensing.

A Bratkovsky 1
1 , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **EE4.4
Frequency-Tunable Metamaterials and Resonant Waveguide Networks.

Harry Atwater 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:00 PM - EE4.5
The Marriage of MEMS and Metamaterials at THz Frequencies.

Hu Tao 2 , A. Strikwerda 1 , C. Bingham 3 , N. Landy 3 , K. Fan 2 , D. Pilon 1 , D. Shrekenhamer 3 , X. Zhang 2 , W. Padilla 3 , Richard Averitt 1
2 Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - EE4.6
Microfluidics (MF) for Tunable Electromagnetic Metamaterials.

T. Serkan Kasirga 1 2 , Yavuz N. Ertas 2 , Mehmet Bayindir 1 2
1 UNAM, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey, 2 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey

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12:30 PM - **EE4.7
Liquid Crystalline Electro- and Nonlinear- Optical Meta-Materials.

Iam choon Khoo 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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EE5
Session Chairs
Augustine Urbas
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 104 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **EE5.1
Electro- and Magnetoinductive Properties or Reduced Symmetry Metallodielectric Nanoparticles.

Naomi Halas 1
1 ECE Dept.- MS-366, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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3:00 PM - EE5.2
Optical Emission and Energy Transfer in Nanoparticle-Nanorod Assemblies: Potential Energy Pump System for Negative Refractive Index Materials.

Ashish Agarwal 1 , Nicholas Kotov 1 , Alexander Govorov 2
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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3:15 PM - EE5.3
Novel Polymer-Metal Composite Particles Prepared by Self-Organization.

Hiroshi Yabu 1 4 , Kazutaka Koike 2 , Kiwamu Motoyoshi 2 , Takeshi Higuchi 3 4 , Masatsugu Shimomura 1 3 5
1 IMRAM, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 4 PRESTO, JST, Tokyo Japan, 2 Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 3 WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 5 CREST, JST, Tokyo Japan

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3:30 PM - EE5.4
Fabrication of Large-area Patterned Nanostructures for Optical Applications by Nanoskiving.

Qiaobing Xu 1 , Jiming Bao 2 , Federico Capasso 2 , George Whitesides 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - EE5.5
Ultra-Smooth Patterned Metals for Plasmonics and Metamaterials.

Prashant Nagpal 1 , Nathan Lindquist 2 , Sang-Hyun Oh 2 , David Norris 1
1 Chem. Eng. & Mat. Sci., Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 Electrical & Comp. Eng., Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:15 PM - **EE5.6
Nanoscale Optics with Negative Index Metamaterials.

Srinivas Sridhar 1
1 Physics and Electronic Materials Research Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - EE5.7
Superresolution Imaging Using Bulk Nanowires Metamaterials at Optical Frequencies.

Bernard Casse 1 , Wentao Lu 1 , Yongjian Huang 1 , Evin Gultepe 1 , Latika Menon 1 , Srinivas Sridhar 1
1 Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - EE5.8
Eu3+ Spectroscopic Tools for Metamaterials Studies.

Natalia Noginova 1 , Yury Barnakov 1 , Heng Li 1 , Cheng Zhang 1 , Rui Li 1 , Anna Hardy 2 , Mikhail Noginov 1
1 , NSU, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 2 , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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5:15 PM - EE5.9
Host Materials and Geometries for Strongly Enhanced Magnetic Dipole Emission.

Sinan Karaveli 1 , Alexandra Witthoft 1 , Rashid Zia 1
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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5:30 PM - EE5.10
Active Magneto-plasmonics in Nanostructured Gold/Cobalt/Gold Multilayer Films.

Vasily Temnov 1 , Gaspar Armelles 2 , Ulrike Woggon 3 , Dmitry Guzatov 4 , Alfonso Cebollada 2 , Antonio Garcia-Martin 2 , Jose-Miguel Garcia-Martin 2 , Tim Thomay 5 , Alfred Leitenstorfer 5 , Rudolf Bratschitsch 5
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid (CSIC), Madrid Spain, 3 , Institut für Optik und Atomare Physik, TU Berlin, Berlin Germany, 4 , Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno Belarus, 5 , Department of Physics and Center for Applied Photonics, University of Konstanz, Konstanz Germany

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5:45 PM - EE5.11
Towards Flexible Fully Plastic Multilayer DFB Laser.

Angelo Monguzzi 1 , Francesco Scotognella 1 , Francesco Meinardi 1 , Riccardo Tubino 1
1 Scienza dei Materiali, Univ. Milano Bicocca, Milano, Milano, Italy

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Nader Engheta University of Pennsylvania
Joshua Le-Wei Li National University of Singapore
Ruth Pachter Air Force Research Laboratory
Minas Tanielian Boeing Research and Technology
EE6
Session Chairs
Joshua Li
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
Room 104 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE6.1
Symmetry Breaking in Plasmonic Nanostructures.

Peter Nordlander 1
1 Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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10:00 AM - EE6.2
Nanogaps in Rectangular Slit Gold Nanohole Arrays for Enhanced Detection Sensitivity.

Ganapathi Subramania 1 , Jeremy Wright 1 , Igal Brener 1 , Shawn Dirk 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - EE6.3
Photonic Molecules for Reproducible SERS Detection.

Stavroula Foteinopoulou 1 2 , Jean-Pol Vigneron 2
1 , School of Physics, U. of Exeter, Exeter United Kingdom, 2 , FUNDP, Namur Belgium

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - **EE6.4
Refractive-Index-Engineering of Multilayer Metamaterials to Achieve Specific Anisotropic and Dispersive Properties.

Douglas Werner 1 , Zhihao Jiang 1 , Pingjuan Werner 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:30 AM - EE6.5
Linear to Circular Polarization Conversion in Metal/Semiconductor/Metal Spirals.

Marina Leite 1 , Eyal Feigenbaum 1 , Dennis Callahan 1 , Harry Atwater 1
1 , CALTECH, Pasadena, California, United States

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11:45 AM - EE6.6
Fano Resonances in Individual Nono-Stonehenge Cavities.

Niels Verellen 1 2 , Yannick Sonnefraud 3 , Heidar Sobhani 4 , Feng Hao 4 , Pol Drope 1 2 , Peter Nordlander 4 , Stefan Maier 3
1 , IMEC, LeuVen Belgium, 2 , INPAC-Institute for Nanoscale Physics and Chemistry, Nanoscale Superconductivity and Magnetism and Pulsed Fields Group, LeuVen Belgium, 3 Physics, Imperial College, London United Kingdom, 4 Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - EE6.7
Dual-band Metamaterial Absorber in the Terahertz Regime.

Hu Tao 1 , Christopher Bingham 2 , Kebin Fan 1 , Daniel Pilon 3 , Andrew Strikwerda 3 , Willie Padilla 2 , Xin Zhang 1 , Richard Averitt 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnuthill, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - EE6.8
All-dielectric Metamaterials: Simulation of Nanorod and Arrays.

Elena Poklonskaya 1 , Yuriy Poplavko 2 , Gunnar Suchaneck 1 , Gerald Gerlach 1
1 Institut für Festkörperelektronik, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany, 2 Microelectronics Department, National Technical University of Ukraine – KPI, Kiev Ukraine

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12:30 PM - EE6.9
Parallel FDTD Simulations on Optical and Acoustic Metamaterials.

Kenji Tsuruta 1 , Shinji Nagai 1 , Ryosuke Umeda 1 , Tomoyuki Kurose 1 , Noriaki Maetani 1
1 Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Okayama University, Okayama Japan

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