, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 279–283 | Cite as

High-quality Temperature Sensor Based on the Plasmonic Resonant Absorber

  • Jian Chen
  • Houjiao Zhang
  • Guiqiang LiuEmail author
  • Jiasong Liu
  • Yi Liu
  • Li Tang
  • Zhengqi Liu


Aiming at the achievement of temperature measurement with high sensitivity in the sub-wavelength scale, an all-metal meta-surface (AMMS)-based sensor is numerically demonstrated. Based on the sharp plasmonic resonances and the simultaneous use of perfect absorption response, temperature sensing with an ultra-high enhancement factor of 263 for the spectral figure of merit (FOM) factor is obtained in comparison with that of the common plasmonic sensors. Moreover, spectral shift-related sensitivity S is up to 0.274 nm/°C. These sensing properties indicate the designed sensor can play a significant role in optoelectronic devices for high-integrated and high signal-to-noise ratio temperature detection.


Plasmonic Meta-surface Absorption Temperature sensing 



The work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grants 51761015, 11564017, and 11464019), Natural Science Foundation of Jiangxi Province (Grants 20171BAB201016).

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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jian Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Houjiao Zhang
    • 1
  • Guiqiang Liu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jiasong Liu
    • 1
  • Yi Liu
    • 1
  • Li Tang
    • 1
  • Zhengqi Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Jiangxi Key Laboratory of Nanomaterials and Sensors, Jiangxi Key Laboratory of Photoelectronics and Telecommunication, School of Physics, Communication and ElectronicsJiangxi Normal UniversityNanchangChina
  2. 2.School of Physics and Telecommunication EngineeringSouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina

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