Thermal radiation antennas made of multilayer structures containing negative index metamaterials

Milan Maksimovic, Manfred Hammer, Z. Jaksic

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    We investigate the thermal antenna behavior of emissive/absorptive substrates coated by passive optical multilayer systems that contain negative refractive index metamaterials (NIM). Spectral and angular distributions of the thermal radiation emittance for periodic defect-containing multilayer with NIM is addressed. We analyze realistic finite structures and took into account dispersion and losses in the NIM part. The application of NIM-containing 1D structures offers new degrees of freedom for the design, thus opening a path to obtain spectrally and spatially selective thermal emitters that could lead to improvements in the existing systems for thermal radiation control.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationIntegrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XII
    EditorsC.M. Greiner, C.A. Waechter
    Place of PublicationUSA
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Publication series

    NameProceedings of SPIE
    ISSN (Print)0277-786X


    • EWI-13412
    • IR-64969
    • METIS-251172

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