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Tunable metasurface-based waveplates - A proposal using inverse design
[Lames à retard d’onde accordables à base de métasurfaces - Une approche par conception inverse]
Comptes Rendus. Physique, 15 p.

Une approche est proposée pour obtenir un retard de phase d’onde électromagnétique accordable en s’appuyant sur une méta-structure avec deux couches planes en regard l’une de l’autre. Le retard de phase est ajusté par l’intermédiaire de la variation de la distance axiale entre les deux couches. Un contrôle complet de l’ellipticité de l’onde en sortie de dispositif est atteint avec des variations de la distance axiale à l’échelle de la longueur d’onde. Les caractéristiques désirées des méta-structures sont présentées et plusieurs applications physiques sont suggérées, en s’appuyant sur des optimisations topologiques ou des algorithmes génétiques par conception inverse.

An approach to achieve tunable free-space waveplate operation based on a two-layer cascaded metastructure is proposed. Phase retardation is varied through changing the axial distance between the two layers. Full control on the ellipticity of the output wave is attained with wavelength-scale variations in the axial distance. The theoretically desired characteristics of the metastructures are presented and multiple physical implementations are suggested based on inverse design topology optimization.

Reçu le : 2020-03-27
Accepté le : 2020-04-01
Première publication : 2020-11-03
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5802/crphys.5
Mots clés: Polarisation, Lames d’onde, Accordabilité, Optimisation topologique, Désign inversée, Métamatériau
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Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri; Nader Engheta. Tunable metasurface-based waveplates - A proposal using inverse design. Comptes Rendus. Physique, 15 p. doi : 10.5802/crphys.5.

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