Metamaterials

Metamaterials are engineered nanoscale and microscale materials with unusual properties for a wide range of electromagnetic applications. These materials can provide major advancements in controlling the properties of phonons, photons, and electrons -- leading to advances in infrared materials, optoelectronic materials in the visible range, and deep ultraviolet applications.

With the support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, we are pioneering the use of metamaterials for enhancing the infrared absorption-emission spectrum. Capabilities include a variety of characterization techniques, as well as

  • ANSYS multi-physics modeling of designer metamaterials
  • Fabrication of nanoscale and microscale materials
  • Device implementation