Plasmonic titanium nitride nanostructures for perfect absorbers

Urcan Guler, Wen-Wei Li, Nathaniel Kinsey, Gururaj V. Naik, Alexandra Boltasseva, Jianguo Guan, Alexander V. Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev

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    Abstract

    We propose a metamaterial based perfect absorber in the visible region, and investigate the performance of titanium nitride as an alternative plasmonic material. Numerical and experimental results reveal that titanium nitride performs better than gold as a plasmonic absorbing material.Renewable Energy and the Environment Congress © 2013.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Optical Nanostructures for Photovoltaics
    PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
    Publication date2013
    ISBN (Print)9781557529862
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event2013 Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics - Tucson, United States
    Duration: 3 Nov 20136 Nov 2013

    Conference

    Conference2013 Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityTucson
    Period03/11/201306/11/2013
    SeriesOptics Infobase Conference Papers
    ISSN2162-2701

    Keywords

    • Instrumentation
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    • Titanium nitride
    • Energy and the environment
    • Nitride nanostructures
    • Perfect absorber
    • Visible region
    • Plasmons

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