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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 13 — Jun. 23, 2008
  • pp: 9344–9350

Numerical determination of frequency behavior in cloaking structures based on L-C distributed networks with TLM method

Cédric Blanchard, Jorge Portí, Juan Antonio Morente, Alfonso Salinas, and Bae-Ian Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 13, pp. 9344-9350 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.009344


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Abstract

The increasing interest in metamaterials with negative refractive index has been prompted by a variety of promising optical and microwave applications. Often, the resulting electromagnetic problems to be solve are not analytically derivable; therefore, numerical modeling must be employed and the Transmission Line Modeling (TLM) method constitutes a possible choice. After having greatly simplified the existing TLM techniques for the modeling of metamaterials, we propose in this paper to carry out a frequency study of cloaking structure.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(230.3205) Optical devices : Invisibility cloaks

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: May 5, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2008
Published: June 10, 2008

Citation
Cèdric Blanchard, Jorge Portí, Juan-Antonio Morente, Alfonso Salinas, and Bae-Ian Wu, "Numerical determination of frequency behavior in cloaking structures based on L-C distributed networks with TLM method," Opt. Express 16, 9344-9350 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-13-9344


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