Towards the lasing spaser: Controlling metamaterial optical response with semiconductor quantum dots

E. Plum, V.A. Fedotov, P. Kuo, Din-ping Tsai, N.I. Zheludev

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We report the first experimental demonstration of compensating Joule losses in metallic photonic metamaterial using optically pumped PbS semiconductor quantum dots. © 2009 Optical Society of America.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8548-8551
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Express
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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