Inverse-Designed Broadband All-Dielectric Electromagnetic Metadevices

F. Callewaert, V. Velev, P. Kumar, A. V. Sahakian, K. Aydin*

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This paper presents a platform combining an inverse electromagnetic design computational method with additive manufacturing to design and fabricate all-dielectric metadevices. As opposed to conventional flat metasurface-based devices that are composed of resonant building blocks resulting in narrow band operation, the proposed design approach creates non-resonant, broadband (Δλ/λ up to >50%) metadevices based on low-index dielectric materials. High-efficiency (transmission >60%), thin (≤2λ) metadevices capable of polarization splitting, beam bending, and focusing are proposed. Experimental demonstrations are performed at millimeter-wave frequencies using 3D-printed devices. The proposed platform can be readily applied to the design and fabrication of electromagnetic and photonic metadevices spanning microwave to optical frequencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1358
JournalScientific reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

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