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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 15 — Jul. 19, 2010
  • pp: 15498–15503

Wave propagation retrieval method for chiral metamaterials

Andrei Andryieuski, Radu Malureanu, and Andrei V. Lavrinenko  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 15, pp. 15498-15503 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.015498


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Abstract

In this paper we present the wave propagation method for the retrieving of effective properties of media with circularly polarized eigenwaves, in particularly for chiral metamaterials. The method is applied for thick slabs and provides bulk effective parameters. Its strong sides are the absence of artificial branches of the refractive index and simplicity in implementation. We prove the validity of the method on three case studies of homogeneous magnetized plasma, bi-cross and U-shaped metamaterials.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(160.1585) Materials : Chiral media

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: April 22, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 20, 2010
Published: July 7, 2010

Citation
Andrei Andryieuski, Radu Malureanu, and Andrei V. Lavrinenko, "Wave propagation retrieval method for chiral metamaterials," Opt. Express 18, 15498-15503 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-15-15498


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