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Transfer matrix approach to propagation of angular plane wave spectra through metamaterial multilayer structures
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Paper Abstract

The development of electromagnetic (EM) metamaterials for perfect lensing and optical cloaking has given rise to novel multilayer bandgap structures using stacks of positive and negative index materials. Propagation of a collection of TE or TM plane waves, comprising the angular plane wave spectrum, through such structures is analyzed by using the transfer matrix method (TMM) on every plane wave component. Results obtained from this TMM approach for a Gaussian spectrum are compared with those using standard FEM techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8093, Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV, 80930P (9 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892938
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Partha P. Banerjee, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
Han Li, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
Rola Aylo, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
George Nehmetallah, Univ. of Dayton (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8093:
Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV
Allan D. Boardman; Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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