Frequency Tunable Metamaterial Designs Using Near Field Coupled SRR Structures in the Terahertz Region

Ekmekci E. , Strikwerda A. C. , Fan K., Keiser G., Zhang X., Turhan-Sayan G., ...More

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Maryland, United States Of America, 1 - 06 May 2011 identifier identifier

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  • City: Maryland
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We present frequency tunable metamaterials at terahertz frequencies using broadside-coupled split ring resonators. Frequency tuning, arising from changes in near field coupling, is obtained by in-plane displacement between the SRR layers. A maximum frequency shift occurs for displacement of half a unit cell resulting in a shift of 663 GHz (51% of f(0)).