A THz dual mode switch using MEMS switchable metamaterial

W. Zhang, W. M. Zhu, Y. H. Fu, J. F. Tao, D. P. Tsai, G. Q. Lo, D. L. Kwong, A. Q. Liu

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Abstract

This paper presents a THz dual mode switch realized by a proper designed MEMS switchable metamaterial. The switch simultaneously controls the reflection intensity of two optical resonant modes and thus switches the ON/OFF state at two resonant frequencies. The switchable output is defined as ON state when its reflection intensity is above 65%, and OFF state if below. Furthermore, the switching between dual mode output and single mode output is also realized by suppressing one resonance mode. The proposed metamaterial dual mode switch has merits as dual mode switching and working on THz band which enable the potential applications in multi-signal control.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011
Pages672-675
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event24th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011 - Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 23 Jan 201127 Jan 2011

Publication series

NameProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
ISSN (Print)1084-6999

Conference

Conference24th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011
CountryMexico
CityCancun
Period23/01/1127/01/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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