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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 7 — Apr. 7, 2003
  • pp: 639–639

Focus Issue: Negative Refraction and Metamaterials

J. B. Pendry  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 7, pp. 639-639 (2003)

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Negative refraction is a startling phenomenon whereby light is bent the 'wrong way' as it refracts into a medium with negative refractive index. Now these conditions can be realized in metamaterials designed to have the desired properties. The consequences are far reaching and open a Pandora's box of possibilities in electromagnetism which scientists and engineers are just beginning to explore. The special issue authored by leading authorities covers key concepts in this emerging field.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

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Focus Issue: Negative refraction and metamaterials

Original Manuscript: March 31, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2003
Published: April 7, 2003

J. Pendry, "Introduction," Opt. Express 11, 639-639 (2003)

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