We introduce a procedure to retrieve anisotropic effective parameters of metamaterials at oblique incidence. We show that such a homogenization fails near plasmonic resonances for all reasonable aspect ratios and discuss possible implications.
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C. Menzel, C. Rockstuhl, T. Paul, T. Pertsch, and F. Lederer, "Effective Parameters For Anisotropic Metamaterials," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA111.
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