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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3470–3477

Scattering of light from metamaterial gratings with finite length

Vivian Grünhut, Mauro Cuevas, and Ricardo A. Depine  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 16, pp. 3470-3477 (2012)

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Using an integral equation approach based on the Rayleigh hypothesis, we investigate the scattering of a plane wave at the rough surface of a metamaterial with a finite number of sinusoidal grooves. To show the adequacy of the model, we present results that are in agreement with the predictions of physical optics and that quantitatively reproduce the polarization and angular dependences predicted by the C-formalism for metamaterial gratings with an infinite number of grooves.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: November 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2012
Published: May 31, 2012

Vivian Grünhut, Mauro Cuevas, and Ricardo A. Depine, "Scattering of light from metamaterial gratings with finite length," Appl. Opt. 51, 3470-3477 (2012)

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