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Survey of terahertz metamaterial devices
Author(s): Withawat Withayachumnankul; Derek Abbott
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Paper Abstract

Metamaterials have arisen in an attempt to engineer the electromagnetic properties of natural substances. It has been acknowledged that the emergence of metamaterials has implications to nearly all branches of science and engineering exploiting the electromagnetic radiation. This paper reviews seminal work of metamaterials from the vision to the realisation of subwavelength elements that contribute to varieties of electric and magnetic responses. Emphasis is given to the significance and opportunity of this new class of material augmenting terahertz technology. Although now there remain major milestones that scientists and engineers need to conquer, the future of this cutting-edge material technology is very bright.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 December 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7268, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems IV, 72681Z (30 December 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.823538
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Withawat Withayachumnankul, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (Thailand)
Derek Abbott, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7268:
Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems IV
Said Fares Al-Sarawi; Vijay K. Varadan; Neil Weste; Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh, Editor(s)

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