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Slow and Fast Light
Boston, Massachusetts United States
July 13-16, 2008
Metamaterials (SMB)

Split Band Edge Structures and Negative Index

John O. Schenk, Robert P. Ingel, Michael A. Fiddy, and Weiguo Yang


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Highly anisotropic periodic waveguide structures show gigantic field enhancements near a split band-edge due to low group velocities. An effective negative index regime is observed, leading to strong but localized field emission around the waveguide.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

J. O. Schenk, R. P. Ingel, M. A. Fiddy, and W. Yang, "Split Band Edge Structures and Negative Index," in Slow and Fast Light, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SMB6.

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