Dynamically reconfigurable metasurfaces using phase change materials

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

STATEMENT of WORK (Aydin team at Northwestern)

Year 1:

1-) Perform numerical simulations using FDTD for dynamic beam steering
2-) Optical characcterization of VO2 samoles using FTIR
3-) Nanofabrication of metasurfaces on VO2 thin films

Year 2:

1-) Numerical simulations of metasurfaces for reconfigurable focusing
2-) Fabricate and characterize hybrid metasurfaces

Year 3:

1-) Perform full-field electromagnetic wave modelling for polarization tunable metasurfaces based on phase-transition
2-) Demosntration of reconfigurable focusing and polarization tuning
3-) Final evaluation of hybrid metasurface device performances
StatusActive
Effective start/end date9/1/178/31/21

Funding

  • United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (Agmt 8/24/2017 // 2016388)

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