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On mediums with negative phase velocity: a brief overview
Author(s): Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Martin W. McCall; Werner S. Weiglhofer; Jaline Gerardin; Jianwei Wang
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Paper Abstract

Several issues relating to oppositely directed phase velocity and power flow are reviewed. A necessary condition for the occurrence of this phenomenon in isotropic dielectric-magnetic mediums is presented. Ramifications for aberration-free lenses, homogenization approaches, and complex mediums are discussed.

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Date Published: 24 June 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4806, Complex Mediums III: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, (24 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.473003
Show Author Affiliations
Akhlesh Lakhtakia, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Martin W. McCall, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine (United Kingdom)
Werner S. Weiglhofer, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Jaline Gerardin, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Jianwei Wang, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4806:
Complex Mediums III: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics
Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Graeme Dewar; Martin W. McCall, Editor(s)

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