dc.contributor.authorAl-Naib, Ibraheem
dc.contributor.authorYang, Yuping
dc.contributor.authorDignam, Marc M.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Weili
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Ranjan
dc.identifier.citationAl-Naib, I., Yang, Y., Dignam, M. M., Zhang, W., & Singh, R. (2015). Ultra-high Q even eigenmode resonance in terahertz metamaterials. Applied physics letters, 106(1), 011102-.en_US
dc.description.abstractWe report the simultaneous excitation of the odd and the even eigenmode resonances in a periodic array of square split-ring resonators, with four resonators per unit cell. When the electric field is parallel to their gaps, only the two well-studied odd eigenmodes are excited. As the resonators are rotated relative to one another, we observe the emergence and excitation of an extremely sharp even eigenmode. In uncoupled split-ring resonators, this even eigenmode is typically radiative in nature with a broad resonance linewidth and low Q-factor. However, in our coupled system, for specific range of rotation angles, our simulations revealed a remarkably high quality factor (Q ∼ 100) for this eigenmode, which has sub-radiant characteristics. This type of quad-supercell metamaterial offers the advantage of enabling access to all the three distinct resonance features of the split-ring resonator, which consists of two odd eigenmodes in addition to the high-Q even eigenmode, which could be exploited for high performance multiband filters and absorbers. The high Q even eigenmode could find applications in designing label free bio-sensors and for studying the enhanced light matter interaction effects.en_US
dc.format.extent6 p.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesApplied physics lettersen_US
dc.rights© 2015 AIP Publishing LLC. This paper was published in Applied Physics Letters and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of AIP Publishing LLC. The paper can be found at the following official DOI: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905478].  One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.en_US
dc.titleUltra-high Q even eigenmode resonance in terahertz metamaterialsen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Physical and Mathematical Sciencesen_US
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US

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