We show the designs of bulk one- and two-dimensionally isotropic photonic negative index metamaterials working around telecom wavelengths. The designed structures are inherently connected, which makes fabrication by direct laser writing and chemical vapor deposition or other techniques possible.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 16, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 2009
Published: February 12, 2009
Durdu Ö. Güney, Thomas Koschny, Maria Kafesaki, and Costas M. Soukoulis, "Connected bulk negative index photonic metamaterials," Opt. Lett. 34, 506-508 (2009)