Inverse Design of a Polarization-Independent Dirac-Cone Zero-Index Metamaterial

Lysander Christakis, Zin Lin, Yang Li, Eric Mazur, Alejandro Rodriguez, Marko Loncar

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We apply a novel computational method to systematically design Dirac cones in photonic crystals. In particular, we demonstrate an unprecedented Dirac-cone zero-index metamaterial (DC-ZIM) that exhibits zero-index for any polarization of light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberJW2A.18
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO AT 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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