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A 3D optical metamaterial made by self-assembly

Vignolini, S; Yufa, NA; Cunha, PS; Guldin, S; Rushkin, I; Stefik, M; Hur, K; ... Steiner, U; + view all (2012) A 3D optical metamaterial made by self-assembly. Advanced Materials , 24 (10) OP23 - OP27. 10.1002/adma.201103610. Green open access

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Abstract

Optical metamaterials have unusual optical characteristics that arise from their periodic nanostructure. Their manufacture requires the assembly of 3D architectures with structure control on the 10-nm length scale. Such a 3D optical metamaterial, based on the replication of a self-assembled block copolymer into gold, is demonstrated. The resulting gold replica has a feature size that is two orders of magnitude smaller than the wavelength of visible light. Its optical signature reveals an archetypal Pendry wire metamaterial with linear and circular dichroism.

Type: Article
Title: A 3D optical metamaterial made by self-assembly
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201103610
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201103610
Language: English
Additional information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: 'Vignolini, S., Yufa, N. A., Cunha, P. S., Guldin, S., Rushkin, I., Stefik, M., Hur, K., Wiesner, U., Baumberg, J. J. and Steiner, U (2012) A 3D optical metamaterial made by self-assembly. Advanced Materials , 24 (10) OP23 - OP27. 10.1002/adma.201103610', which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201103610. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving. This publication was based on work supported in part by Award No. KUS-C1-018-02, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), the EPSRC grant EP/G060649/1 and by the National Science Foundation through the Materials World Network grant between the US (DMR-1008123) and the EPSRC.
Keywords: Metamaterials; chiral structures; self assembly; block copolymer templating
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Chemical Engineering
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1398480
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