Experiments with metamaterials can resolve some intriguing controversies of toroidal electrodynamics. We illustrate this by the study of polarization-sensitive stop-bands and optical activity in toroidal helices.
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N. Papasimakis, K. Marinov, V. A. Fedotov, A. D. Boardman, and N. I. Zheludev, "Testing the Controversies of Toroidal Electrodynamics using Metamaterials," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MWC5.
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