We present metamaterials consisting of a combination of cut-wire pairs as "magnetic atoms" and a diluted metal. Our experiments reveal a negative refractive index at 1.4 µm wavelength, with a transmittance exceeding 50%.
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G. Dolling, C. Enkrich, M. Wegener, C. M. Soukoulis, and S. Linden, "From "Magnetic Atoms" to Low-Loss Negative-Index Metamaterials at Telecommunication Wavelengths," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QWE3.
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