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Numerical modeling of active plasmonic metamaterials
Author(s): Ludmila J. Prokopeva; Jan Trieschmann; Thomas A. Klar; Alexander V. Kildishev
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Paper Abstract

The paper addresses numerical time-domain methods for modeling of active and passive dispersive media, needed for simulations of plasmonic metamaterials. The proposed algorithms differ from published results, as our models employ more general formalisms and are more computationally efficient. The frequency dispersion of the permittivity is considered as an arbitrary Pade approximant, its numerical implementation is more universal and effective for all known ADE and RC methods. The gain model is implemented for an arbitrary topology of transitions with the ADE method. The proposed dispersion models are in a good fit with spectroscopic data and are included into a database of optical materials at nanohub.org.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8172, Optical Complex Systems: OCS11, 81720B (1 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.898619
Show Author Affiliations
Ludmila J. Prokopeva, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Institute of Computational Technologies (Russian Federation)
Jan Trieschmann, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Ruhr-Univ. Bochum (Germany)
Thomas A. Klar, Johannes-Kepler Univ. Linz (Austria)
Alexander V. Kildishev, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8172:
Optical Complex Systems: OCS11
Gérard Berginc, Editor(s)

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