Electromagnetic Characterization of Metasurfaces

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Albooyeh, Mohammad
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-27T09:01:50Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-27T09:01:50Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-6209-9 (electronic)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-6210-5 (printed)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4942 (electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4934 (printed)
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4934 (ISSN-L)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/16267
dc.description.abstract Electromagnetic characterization of metasurfaces (MSs), electrically/optically thin sheet metamaterials (MMs), is the subject of the current study. Briefly, a MM is a composite material with unusual electromagnetic properties offered by specific response of its constituents and their arrangement. The main goal in this work is to attribute some macroscopic characteristic parameters to MSs.  We first discuss the definitions and present a brief review of the electromagnetic characterization of MMs and MSs. We explain the failures of the traditional characterization approach when applied to MSs. We discuss two known approaches especially suggested for the characterization of MSs in 1990s-2000s.  We continue to introduce a heuristic homogenization model of MSs located on a dielectric interface. Indeed, we derive the general boundary conditions invariant on the polarization of the excitation field. Then, we present the most general algorithm to retrieve the characteristic macroscopic parameters through two-dimensional reflection and transmission dyadics.  We next present two explicit examples of MSs in order to prove the applicability of our theory. The first one is a periodic array of plasmonic nano-spheres while the second one is an array of coupled plasmonic nano-patches positioned in a disordered fashion on a flat surface. We show that our approach works for for both random and periodic MSs. Indeed, the restriction of our theory is a sufficiently small electrical/optical size of a unit cell (area per one particle).  We finally present the main results of the thesis through functional MSs. We theoretically reveal and discuss novel physical effects and various functionalities. We present some discussions on the intrinsically bianisotropic and intrinsically magnetic MSs operating in the visible range. We also discuss the microscopic effect of substrate-induced bianisotropy for a substrated array of plasmonic nano-spheres. Moreover, we reveal the magnetic response within the framework of our homogenization model; i.e., retrieving some magnetic parameters. Furthermore, we obtain the perfect absorbance conditions for different topologies and discuss them in this chapter. Finally, we present a model which explains the different behavior of electric and magnetic resonant modes of MSs in transition from periodic to amorphous arrangements. en
dc.format.extent 170
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 70/2015
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 1]: M. Albooyeh, D. Morits, C.R. Simovski. Electromagnetic characterization of substrated metasurfaces. Metamaterials, 5, issue, 178-205, August 2011. doi:10.1016/j.metmat.2011.08.002.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 2]: M. Albooyeh and C. R. Simovski. Substrate-induced bianisotropy in plasmonic grids. Journal of Optics, 13, issue, 105102 (1-10), September 2011. doi:10.1088/2040-8978/13/10/105102.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 3]: M. Albooyeh, D. Morits, and S. A. Tretyakov. Effective electric and magnetic properties of metasurfaces in transition from crystalline to amorphous state. Physical Review B, 85, issue, 205110 (1-7), May 2012. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.205110.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 4]: M. Albooyeh and C. R. Simovski. Huge local field enhancement in perfect plasmonic absorbers. Optics Express, 20, 20, 21888-21895, September 2012. doi:10.1364/OE.20.021888.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 5]: M. Albooyeh, Y. Ra’di, M. Q. Adil, and C. R. Simovski. Revised transmission line model for electromagnetic characterization of metasurfaces. Physical Review B, 88, issue, 085435 (1-6), August 2013. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.085435.
dc.relation.haspart [Publication 6]: M. Albooyeh, C. Menzel, C. Helgert, M. Kroll, A. Krysinski, M. Decker, S. Kruk, D. N. Neshev, Y. S. Kivshar, T. Pertsch, C. Etrich, C. Rockstuhl, and C. R. Simovski. Electromagnetic response of resonant metasurfaces at the oblique incidence: From periodic to amorphous structures. Scientific Reports, 4, issue, 4484 (1-7), March 2014. doi:10.1038/srep04484.
dc.subject.other Electrical engineering en
dc.title Electromagnetic Characterization of Metasurfaces en
dc.type G5 Artikkeliväitöskirja fi
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Electrical Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Radiotieteen ja -tekniikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Radio Science and Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword metamaterials en
dc.subject.keyword metasurfaces en
dc.subject.keyword electromagnetic characterization en
dc.subject.keyword amorphous arrays en
dc.subject.keyword substrate-induced bianisotropy en
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:978-952-60-6209-9
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (article-based) en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (artikkeli) fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Simovski, Constantin, Prof., Aalto University, Department of Radio Science and Engineering, Finland
dc.opn Silveirinha, Mario, Prof., University of Coimbra, Portugal
dc.date.dateaccepted 2015-03-26
dc.contributor.lab Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics of Complex Media en
dc.rev Lavrinenko, Andrei, Prof., Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
dc.rev Goussetis, George, Prof., Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, United Kingdom
dc.date.defence 2015-06-01


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