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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 25 — Dec. 8, 2008
  • pp: 20186–20192

Large magnetic resonance band gaps for split ring structures with high internal fractions

Ruey-Lin Chern  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 25, pp. 20186-20192 (2008)

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The author investigates the characteristics of magnetic resonance band gaps for split ring structures. Resonance band gap width is related to the discrepancy of resonance frequency at two different Bloch wavelength scales. Large band gaps are achieved by lowering the resonance frequency on one hand, and raising the dissimilarity between two respective resonant modes on the other. By increasing the internal fraction of ring area, large resonance band gaps are obtained. The band gap features alter as the plasmonic effect becomes significant, where the kinetic inductance outweighs the geometric one and the magnetic resonance attenuates.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: July 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 1, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2008
Published: November 24, 2008

Ruey-Lin Chern, "Large magnetic resonance band gaps for split ring structures with high internal fractions," Opt. Express 16, 20186-20192 (2008)

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