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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 25627–25632

General properties of surface modes in binary metal-dielectric metamaterials

Sung Hyun Nam, Erick Ulin-Avila, Guy Bartal, and Xiang Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 25627-25632 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.025627


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Abstract

We present general properties of surface modes in binary metal-dielectric metamaterials. We show mechanism for surface mode formation and analyze their existence conditions for semi-infinite metamaterials in the frame of couple mode theory.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: August 10, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 5, 2010
Published: November 23, 2010

Citation
Sung Hyun Nam, Erick Ulin-Avila, Guy Bartal, and Xiang Zhang, "General properties of surface modes in binary metal-dielectric metamaterials," Opt. Express 18, 25627-25632 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-25-25627


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