Gain-Assisted Hyperbolic Metamaterials
Date of this Version5-6-2012
Gain-assisted hyperbolic metamaterials Xingjie Ni; Satoshi Ishii; Mark D. Thoreson; Vladimir M. Shalaev; Seunghoon Han; Sangyoon Lee; Alexander V. Kildishev 2012 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Year: 2012 Pages: 1 - 2
The dispersion relations of multilayer dye-doped hyperbolic metamaterials (HMM) are studied. We show that metallic losses can be greatly compensated by saturated gain. Two realizable applications using gain-assisted HMMs, namely hypergratings and epsilon-near-zero materials, are proposed.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology