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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2350–2352

Metamaterials: electromagnetic enhancement at zero-index transition

Natalia M. Litchinitser, Andrei I. Maimistov, Ildar R. Gabitov, Roald Z. Sagdeev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 20, pp. 2350-2352 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002350


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Abstract

Resonant enhancement of electromagnetic waves propagating at oblique incidence in metamaterials, with dielectric permittivity and magnetic permeability linearly changing from positive to negative values, has been predicted and theoretically studied. This effect occurs for both TE and TM polarizations near the point where a refractive index changes its sign. Our model elucidates the unique features of the resonant enhancement in “positive-to-negative transition” metamaterials for a broad frequency range from microwaves to optics.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(160.2710) Materials : Inhomogeneous optical media

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: July 1, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 5, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2008
Published: October 13, 2008

Citation
Natalia M. Litchinitser, Andrei I. Maimistov, Ildar R. Gabitov, Roald Z. Sagdeev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev, "Metamaterials: electromagnetic enhancement at zero-index transition," Opt. Lett. 33, 2350-2352 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-20-2350


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