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
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

Publication series

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

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] (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1364/qels.2010.qthe4