Conventionally, negative index metamaterials comprise arrays of optically resonant metallic structures. Here, experiments and theory show that Mie resonances of subwavelength dielectric particles can be exploited to construct a new class of negative index metamaterials.
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J. A. Schuller, R. Zia, T. Taubner, and M. Brongersma, "Dielectric Metamaterials Based on Electric and Magnetic Resonances of Silicon Carbide Particles," 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 JWD34.