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Characteristics of surface modes in singly negative metamaterial waveguides
Author(s): Byoungho Lee; Kyoung-Youm Kim; Il-Min Lee; Junghyun Park
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Paper Abstract

Metamaterials can be classified into doubly negative materials and singly negative media according to their number of negative constituent parameters. Contrary to the doubly negative media in which light can propagate just like in dielectric layers, incident light to the singly negative materials cannot transmit through them. This opaque property, however, can be overcome by using the interfaces between different kinds of singly negative media, i.e., permittivity-negative and permeability-negative ones. In this paper, we investigate what kinds of surface-guiding modes such interfaces can support and see what their unique features are.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7754, Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications III, 77541X (11 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.860040
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Byoungho Lee, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Kyoung-Youm Kim, Sejong Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Il-Min Lee, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Junghyun Park, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7754:
Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications III
Allan D. Boardman; Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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