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Silicon-based Infrared Metamaterials with Ultra-Sharp Fano Resonances

  title={Silicon-based Infrared Metamaterials with Ultra-Sharp Fano Resonances},
  author={Chihhui Wu and Nihal Arju and Glen Kelp and Jonathan A. Fan and Jason James Dominguez and Edward Gonzales and Emanuel Tutuc and Igal Brener and Gennady Shvets},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
Metamaterials and meta-surfaces represent a remarkably versatile platform for light manipulation, biological and chemical sensing, nonlinear optics, and even spaser lasing. Many of these applications rely on the resonant nature of metamaterials, which is the basis for extreme spectrally selective concentration of optical energy in the near field. The simplicity of free-space light coupling into sharply-resonant meta-surfaces with high resonance quality factors Q>>1 is a significant practical… 
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