We present a canonical Hamiltonian formulation for electromagnetic fields in dispersive and absorptive inhomogeneous structured dielectrics obeying the Kramers-Kronig relations. We present an effective band description of the polariton modes in the absorption band.
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(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
N. A. Bhat and J. E. Sipe, "Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field in Dispersive and Absorptive Structured Dielectrics," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThE102.
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