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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 14 — Jul. 2, 2012
  • pp: 15100–15105

Spatial dispersion of multilayer fishnet metamaterials

Sergey S. Kruk, David A. Powell, Alexander Minovich, Dragomir N. Neshev, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 14, pp. 15100-15105 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.015100


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Abstract

We study the anisotropic properties of multilayer fishnet optical metamaterials and describe topological transitions between the elliptic and hyperbolic dispersion regimes. In contrast to other hyperbolic media, multilayer fishnet metamaterials may have negative components not only in the effective permittivity tensor but also in the effective permeability tensor, thus allowing the realization of magnetic hyperbolic and generalized indefinite media.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2065) Physical optics : Effective medium theory
(350.3618) Other areas of optics : Left-handed materials
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: May 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2012
Published: June 20, 2012

Citation
Sergey S. Kruk, David A. Powell, Alexander Minovich, Dragomir N. Neshev, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Spatial dispersion of multilayer fishnet metamaterials," Opt. Express 20, 15100-15105 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-14-15100


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