META Conference, META'12

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A 3D Tunable Optical Metamaterial Made by Self-Assembly
Stefano Salvatore, Silvia Vignolini, Nataliya Yufa, Pedro Cunha, Morgan Stefik, Ulrich Weisner, Jeremy Baumberg, Ullrich Steiner

Last modified: 2012-02-05

Abstract


The realization of metamaterials working at visible light requires the assembly of architectures with structure control on the 10-nm length scale. Here we present a novel three-dimensional optical metamaterial, created by replicating with metal a template made by block self-assembly.

Keywords


metamaterials; plasmonic; block-copolymer; nanostructures