Anomalous Surface Wave Launching by Handedness Phase Control

Xueqian Zhang, Yuehong Xu, Weisheng Yue, Zhen Tian, Jianqiang Gu, Yanfeng Li, Ranjan Singh, Shuang Zhang, Jiaguang Han, Weili Zhang

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Anomalous launch of a surface wave with different handedness phase control is achieved in a terahertz metasurface based on phase discontinuities. The polarity of the phase profile of the surface waves is found to be strongly correlated to the polarization handedness, promising polarization-controllable wavefront shaping, polarization sensing, and environmental refractive-index sensing. © 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7123-7129
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number44
StatePublished - Oct 9 2015


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