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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 12944–12949

Experimental retrieval of the effective parameters of metamaterials based on a waveguide method

Hongsheng Chen, Jingjing Zhang, Yang Bai, Yu Luo, Lixin Ran, Qin Jiang, and Jin Au Kong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 12944-12949 (2006)

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A waveguide-based retrieval method for measuring complex permittivity and permeability tensors of metamaterials is presented. In the proposed scheme, multiple independent sets of scattering data for the material under test with different orientations are measured in the frequency range corresponding to the dominant TE10 mode. The method is applied to various metamaterials and shows its effectiveness in the effective parameters extraction.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials

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Original Manuscript: October 10, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 3, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

Hongsheng Chen, Jingjing Zhang, Yang Bai, Yu Luo, Lixin Ran, Qin Jiang, and Jin Au Kong, "Experimental retrieval of the effective parameters of metamaterials based on a waveguide method," Opt. Express 14, 12944-12949 (2006)

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