Extraordinary permittivity modulation in zinc oxide for ultrafast dynamic nanophotonics

Soham Saha, Aveek Dutta, Clayton DeVault, Benjamin T. Diroll, Richard D. Schaller, Zhaxylyk Kudyshev, Xiaohui Xu, Alexander Kildishev, Vladimir M. Shalaev, Alexandra Boltasseva*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


This work reports on the extraordinarily large optically-induced permittivity changes in zinc oxide thin films. Broadband, large reflectance modulation is demonstrated in both planar films and patterned resonators in the NIR wavelength range.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics - Proceedings Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, Part of Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS, FiO 2020
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - Sep 14 2020
Externally publishedYes
Event2020 Frontiers in Optics Conference, FiO 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 14 2020Sep 17 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


Conference2020 Frontiers in Optics Conference, FiO 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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