Broadband, low-dispersion, mid-infrared metamaterials

Matthew D. Escarra, Sukosin Thongrattanasiri, Anthony J. Hoffman, Jianxin Chen, William O. Charles, Viktor A. Podolskiy, Claire F. Gmachl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Broad-bandwidth, low-dispersion, optical metamaterials are desired. Reflection measurements show that, by using multiple-metamaterial semiconductor stacks of varying thickness and doping, bandwidth is improved by 47% over a single-stack mid-infrared metamaterial, and dispersion appears reduced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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