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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2791–2795

Design of resonators using materials with negative refractive index

Petra Schmidt, Ilya Grigorenko, and A. F.J. Levi  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 2791-2795 (2007)

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By optimizing the design we show that inhomogeneous electromagnetic resonators with almost uniform field intensity and up to twice the energy density of conventional structures are possible by exploiting the properties of negative refractive index materials. We demonstrate that using negative refractive index materials it is possible to make FWHM of the transmission coefficient independent of cavity length L.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(160.2710) Materials : Inhomogeneous optical media

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: July 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2007
Published: October 12, 2007

Petra Schmidt, Ilya Grigorenko, and A. F. J. Levi, "Design of resonators using materials with negative refractive index," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2791-2795 (2007)

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