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ANALYSIS OF POLARIZATION INTERFERENCE-TYPE BPF ARRAYS FOR NIR SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING UTILIZING ALL-DIELECTRIC PLANAR CHIRAL METAMATERIALS

By Y. Ohtera, J. Yu, and H. Yamada

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Abstract:
We investigated the potential application of planar chiral metamaterials (PCMs) to near infrared wavelength filters for multispectral measurement through electromagnetic simulation. PCM assumed here was a two-dimensional sub-wavelength surface grating on a high index film with chiral unit cells. The PCM exhibits optical activity (OA) for normally incident light at a finite wavelength range. Thus, by sandwiching the PCM with a pair of linear polarizers, a polarization interference-type BPF can be constructed. We focused on an all-dielectric PCM consisting of a silicon chiral layer and a dielectric underclad layer on a silica substrate. Wavelength filtering characteristics with different bandwidths have been verified for several underclad materials such as Si3N4, Al2O3, and Si.

Citation:
Y. Ohtera, J. Yu, and H. Yamada, "Analysis of Polarization Interference-Type BPF Arrays for Nir Spectroscopic Imaging Utilizing All-Dielectric Planar Chiral Metamaterials," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 66, 1-10, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17112707

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