The ability to tune the resonant frequency of a metamaterial in the terahertz region will help to overcome some of the limitations of customary designs demonstrated so far. The result could be a new breed of active, frequency-agile devices that are controlled by light.
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Mittleman, D. A tunable terahertz response. Nature Photon 2, 267–268 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2008.58