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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 7 — Apr. 7, 2003
  • pp: 746–754

Negative refraction without negative index in metallic photonic crystals

Chiyan Luo, Steven G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, and J. B. Pendry  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 7, pp. 746-754 (2003)

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It is shown that certain metallic photonic crystals can enable negative refraction and subwavelength imaging without relying on a negative effective index. These metallic structures are very simple in design and appear straightforward for fabrication. Their unusual electromagnetic response should provide an interesting comparison with the metallic left-handed materials.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Negative refraction and metamaterials

Original Manuscript: January 30, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2003
Published: April 7, 2003

Chiyan Luo, Steven Johnson, J. Joannopoulos, and J. Pendry, "Negative refraction without negative index in metallic photonic crystals," Opt. Express 11, 746-754 (2003)

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