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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 218–222

Electric and magnetic resonances in strongly anisotropic particles

Satoshi Ishii, Shin-ichiro Inoue, and Akira Otomo  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 218-222 (2014)

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We show that a sphere made of a uniaxial medium with hyperbolic dispersion can exhibit both magnetic and electric resonances. The anisotropy conditions for the magnetic and electric resonances in a hyperbolic sphere are derived and verified by numerical simulation. The occurrence of both magnetic and electric resonances in a hyperbolic sphere indicates avenues for further study of metamaterial applications and scattering effects.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: November 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2013
Published: January 7, 2014

Satoshi Ishii, Shin-ichiro Inoue, and Akira Otomo, "Electric and magnetic resonances in strongly anisotropic particles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 218-222 (2014)

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