Perfect absorption in ultra-thin uniform and nanostructured media

C. Martijn De Sterke, Björn C P Sturmberg, Lindsay C. Botten, Christopher G. Poulton, Kokou B. Dossou, Ross C. McPhedran

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


We show that perfect absorption can be achieved in ultra-thin gratings composed of weakly absorbing dielectric materials combined with a mirror. The structures can be fabricated using standard processing techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, D.C.
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015


OtherFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

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