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On-demand emission from Tamm plasmons

Tamm plasmon thermal emitters can provide efficient infrared emission, but are limited by design complexity. Now, the inverse design of Tamm modes facilitated by CdO films on aperiodic dielectric reflectors enables emission with an on-demand spectrum.

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Fig. 1: Tamm plasmon polariton cavities.

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Leuthold, J., Dorodnyy, A. On-demand emission from Tamm plasmons. Nat. Mater. 20, 1595–1596 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-021-01128-7

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