Perfect absorption in 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

Abstract

We consider the conditions for perfect absorption in uniform thin-films and in thin gratings. We find that perfect absorption of TE polarized light can occur in gratings composed of weakly absorbing materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2015
EditorsJoachim Piprek, Yuh-Renn Wu
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages167-168
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781479983797
ISBN (Print)9781479983780, 9781479983803
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event15th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2015 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 7 Sep 201511 Sep 2015

Other

Other15th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2015
CountryTaiwan, Province of China
CityTaipei
Period7/09/1511/09/15

Keywords

  • Absorption
  • Films
  • Geometry
  • Gratings
  • Optical device fabrication
  • Optical polarization
  • Refractive index

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