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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 10412–10421

Surface waves in three-dimensional electromagnetic composites and their effect on homogenization

Xiaoyan Y.Z. Xiong, Li Jun Jiang, Vadim A. Markel, and Igor Tsukerman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 10412-10421 (2013)

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Reflection and transmission of electromagnetic waves at the boundaries of periodic composites (electromagnetic/optical metamaterials) depends in general on both bulk and surface waves. We investigate the interplay of these two contributions using three-dimensional full-wave numerical simulations and a recently developed non-asymptotic homogenization theory.

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(160.1245) Materials : Artificially engineered materials
(260.2065) Physical optics : Effective medium theory

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Original Manuscript: December 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 2013
Published: April 22, 2013

Xiaoyan Y.Z. Xiong, Li Jun Jiang, Vadim A. Markel, and Igor Tsukerman, "Surface waves in three-dimensional electromagnetic composites and their effect on homogenization," Opt. Express 21, 10412-10421 (2013)

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