Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications

Weiqiang Chen, Mark D. Thoreson, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev

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Abstract

We demonstrate a method to fabricate ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silver-silica composite films using a germanium wetting layer and a rapid post-annealing treatment. Such achievement satisfies both the demands for superlenses and hyperlenses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

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OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

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Composite films
Silver
silver
composite materials
Germanium
wetting
Wetting
germanium
Silica
Annealing
silicon dioxide
annealing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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Chen, W., Thoreson, M. D., Kildishev, A. V., & Shalaev, V. M. (2010). Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500781]

Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications. / Chen, Weiqiang; Thoreson, Mark D.; Kildishev, Alexander V.; Shalaev, Vladimir M.

Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010. 5500781.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chen, W, Thoreson, MD, Kildishev, AV & Shalaev, VM 2010, Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications. in Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010., 5500781, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010, San Jose, CA, United States, 5/16/10.
Chen W, Thoreson MD, Kildishev AV, Shalaev VM. Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010. 5500781
Chen, Weiqiang ; Thoreson, Mark D. ; Kildishev, Alexander V. ; Shalaev, Vladimir M. / Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver and silverSilica composite films for superlensing applications. Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010.
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