We studied the far-field thermal emission properties of finite arrays of resonant gold dipole nanoantennas at equilibrium temperature. We numerically investigated the transition from the super-Planckian emission of the single resonant antenna to the sub-Planckian emission inherent to infinite periodic arrays. Increasing the number of unit cells of the array, the overall size of the system increases, and the relative emissivity quickly converges to values lower than the unity. Nevertheless, if the separation between nanoantennas in the array is small compared to the wavelength, the near-field interaction makes the emission of each unit cell multipolar. This opens the doors for additional tailoring of the emitted power and directionality of thermal radiation.
|Titolo:||Midinfrared thermal emission properties of finite arrays of gold dipole nanoantennas|
CENTINI, MARCO (Corresponding author)
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Appartiene alla tipologia:||01a Articolo in rivista|