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Planar slab waveguide sensor with a left-handed material substrate
Author(s): Sofyan A. Taya; Mazen M. Abadla; Mohamed M. Shabat; Eman J. El-Farran
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Paper Abstract

Three-layer slab waveguide with the substrate layer made of a left-handed material (LHM) of negative and complex permittivity (ε) and permeability (μ) is investigated as an optical sensor. The effect of the negative optical parameters of the substrate on the effective index, the power, the penetration depth, and the sensitivity of the senor is studied in details. The structure is also treated as an evanescent wave optical sensor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8001, International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 800110 (26 July 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.891998
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Sofyan A. Taya, Islamic Univ. (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)
Mazen M. Abadla, Al-Aqsa Univ. (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)
Mohamed M. Shabat, Islamic Univ. (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)
Eman J. El-Farran, Islamic Univ. (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8001:
International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics
Manuel Filipe Costa, Editor(s)

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