Ultrathin flat metalenses have emerged as promising alternatives to conventional diffractive lenses, offering new possibilities for myriads of miniaturization and interfacial applications. Graphene-based materials can achieve both phase and amplitude modulations simultaneously at a single position due to the modification of the complex refractive index and thickness by laser conversion from graphene oxide into graphene like materials. In this work, we develop graphene oxide metalenses to precisely control phase and amplitude modulations and to achieve a holistic and systematic lens design based on a graphene-based material system. We experimentally validate our strategies via demonstrations of two graphene oxide metalenses: one with an ultra-long (~16λ) optical needle, and the other with axial multifocal spots, at the wavelength of 632.8 nm with a 200 nm thin film. Our proposed graphene oxide metalenses unfold unprecedented opportunities for accurately designing graphene-based ultrathin integratable devices for broad applications.
Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses
First published at:Feb 28, 2021
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National Key Research and Development Program of China (2017YFB0403602) and China Scholarship Council. Australian Research Council through the Discovery Projects (DP150102972, DP190103186), the Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme(Grant No. IC180100005) and support from Defence Science Institute (DSI) and Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore, under its Competitive Research Programme (CRPaward NRF CRP22-2019-0006), Advanced Research and Technology Innovation Centre (ARTIC) under the grant (R-261-518-004-720), and A*STAR under Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) Individual Research Grant (IRG A2083c0060).National Key Basic Research Program 973 Project (2013CB329202). National Major Scientific Instruments and Equipments Development Project supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61827814).
Get Citation: Wang HT, Hao CL, Lin H, Wang YT, Lan T et al. Generation of super-resolved optical needle and multifocal array using graphene oxide metalenses. Opto-Electronic Adv 4, 200031 (2021).
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