A titanium nitride based metamaterial for applications in the visible

Gururaj V. Naik, Bivas Saha, Jing Liu, Sammy M. Saber, Eric Stach, M. K. Joseph Irudayaraj, Timothy D. Sands, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva

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Abstract

Epitaxially grown TiN/Al0.6Sc0.4N superlattice behaves as a hyperbolic metamaterial (HMM) in the visible range. Since HMMs enhance photonic-density-of-states and reduce lifetime of an emitter, we observed nine times decrease in lifetime of a dye molecule placed close to this HMM.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
StatePublished - Nov 21 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Naik, G. V., Saha, B., Liu, J., Saber, S. M., Stach, E., Joseph Irudayaraj, M. K., Sands, T. D., Shalaev, V. M., & Boltasseva, A. (2013). A titanium nitride based metamaterial for applications in the visible. In CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 (CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013).