Polarization Engineering of Thermal Radiation Using Metallic Photonic Crystals

Advanced Materials (Impact Factor: 15.41). 09/2008; 20(17):3244 - 3247. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200703160

ABSTRACT Polarization engineering in thermal radiation is demonstrated by use of metallic photonic crystals, which enhance thermal radiation at specific frequencies with a high degree of polarization up to 0.5. The strong absorption induced by greatly reduced group velocity for a certain polarization is the underlying physical reason for this phenomenon.

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