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Plasmonics

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 1311–1319 | Cite as

Structure Metallic Surface for Terahertz Plasmonics

  • E. Manikandan
  • S. Sasi PrincyEmail author
  • B. S. Sreeja
  • S. Radha
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Abstract

Plasmonics is the field of study of the interaction between incident light and electrons in metals. It is used widely for developing nanophotonic devices. The structured metallic surface such as metamaterials can be used to produce spoof surface plasmons at any frequencies with the dimensions of unit cell less than the incident wavelength. Terahertz plasmonics is attracted to the field of research since it is used for sensing biological components even in a weak environment. The issue with planar metamaterials is a lower quality factor value. Several methods have been adopted for obtaining high Q-value in metamaterials. Among them, Fano- and Toroidal-based metamaterials offer high Q-factor and string localized field enhancement. This article discusses the importance and developments in the field of high-Q terahertz metamaterial for plasmonics applications. The nonlinear responses of terahertz metamaterial under high-intense THz pulses are also discussed.

Keywords

Fano Metamaterial Plasmonics Q-factor Sensing Terahertz 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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