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Spectral transfer function of a periodic multistack including Veselago layers: formal analogy with the Airy function of a Fabry-Perot resonator
Author(s): Yann G. Boucher
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Paper Abstract

We theoretically investigate a periodic multistack made of alternating layers of positive and negative refractive index. Under normal incidence, its transfer function exhibits spectral resonances highly reminiscent of the Airy function of a classical Fabry-Perot resonator. We use Transfer Matrix Formalism and Coupled-Mode Theory to rigorously establish that analogy, which stems from a deep, although hidden, identity between the two structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6987, Metamaterials III, 698709 (6 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.780810
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Yann G. Boucher, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Brest (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6987:
Metamaterials III
Nigel P. Johnson; Ekmel Özbay; Nikolay I. Zheludev; Richard W. Ziolkowski, Editor(s)

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