We present experimental evidence of excitation of additional wave in nanorod metamaterials in ENZ regime. Analytical description of the phenomenon is developed and the effect on the optical response of the system is discussed.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(050.2065) Diffraction and gratings : Effective medium theory
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
V. A. Podolskiy, R. J. Pollard, A. Murphy, W. R. Hendren, P. R. Evans, R. Atkinson, G. Wurtz, and A. V. Zayats, "Optical Nonlocalities and Additional Waves in Epsilon-near-Zero Metamaterials," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC3.
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