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Responsivity and resonant properties of dipole, bowtie, and spiral Seebeck nanoantennas



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Mora Ventura, Brhayllan y Díaz de León, Ramón y García Torales, Guillermo y Flores, Jorge L. y Alda, Javier y González, Francisco J. (2016) Responsivity and resonant properties of dipole, bowtie, and spiral Seebeck nanoantennas. Journal of Photonics for Energy, 6 (2). 024501-1. ISSN 1947-7988 (ESSN)

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URL Oficial: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JPE.6.024501


Seebeck nanoantennas, which are based on the thermoelectric effect, have been proposed for electromagnetic energy harvesting and infrared detection. The responsivity and frequency dependence of three types of Seebeck nanoantennas is obtained by electromagnetic simulation for different materials. Results show that the square spiral antenna has the widest bandwidth and the highest induced current of the three analyzed geometries. However, the geometry that presented the highest temperature gradient was the bowtie antenna, which favors the thermoelectric effect in a Seebeck nanoantenna. The results also show that these types of devices can present a voltage responsivity as high as 36  μV/W36  μV/W for titanium–nickel dipoles resonant at far-infrared wavelengths.

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Received Jan. 24, 2016; accepted for publication Apr. 12, 2016; published online May 2, 2016.
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Palabras clave:Seebeck nanoantennas; thermoelectric nanoantennas; solar energy harvesting
Materias:Ciencias > Física > Electromagnetismo
Ciencias > Física > Optica
Ciencias Biomédicas > Óptica y optometría > Optoelectrónica
Código ID:38070
Depositado:06 Jul 2016 07:39
Última Modificación:06 Jul 2016 10:12

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