Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Abstract-Bulk magnetic terahertz metamaterials based on dielectric microspheres

M. Šindler, C. Kadlec, F. Dominec, P. Kužel, C. Elissalde, A. Kassas, J. Lesseur, D. Bernard, P. Mounaix, and H. Němec

Rigid metamaterials were prepared by embedding TiO2 microspheres into polyethylene. These structures exhibit a series of Mie resonances where the lowest-frequency one is associated with a strong dispersion in the effective magnetic permeability. Using time-domain terahertz spectroscopy, we experimentally demonstrated the magnetic nature of the observed resonance. The presented approach shows a way for low-cost massive fabrication of mechanically stable terahertz metamaterials based on dielectric microresonators.
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