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Electromagnetic surface waves : a modern perspective

Author: John A Polo; Tom G Mackay; A Lakhtakia
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2013.
Series: Elsevier insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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For decades, the surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by the interface of simple isotropic materials dominated the scene. This title includes Dyakonov waves guided by interfaces formed with columnar  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Polo; Tom G Mackay; A Lakhtakia
ISBN: 0123970245 9780123970244
OCLC Number: 822227359
Description: xx, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Surface Waves 1 --
1.1 Introduction 1 --
1.2 A Brief History 2 --
1.3 Simple SPP Wave 6 --
1.3.1 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 6 --
1.3.2 Practical Configurations 10 --
1.3.2.1 Prism-Coupled Configurations 10 --
1.3.2.2 Grating-Coupled Configuration 13 --
1.3.2.3 Waveguide-Coupled Configurations 14 --
1.4 Dielectric Materials 15 --
1.4.1 Solid Crystals 15 --
1.4.2 Particulate Composite Materials 16 --
1.4.3 Nanoengineered Materials 16 --
1.4.3.1 Columnar Thin Films 17 --
1.4.3.2 Sculptured Thin Films 19 --
1.4.3.3 Photonic Crystals 21 --
1.4.3.4 Rugate Filters 23 --
1.4.4 Liquid Crystals 24 --
1.4.5 Reusch Piles 25 --
1.5 Negative-Phase-Velocity Materials 26 --
1.6 Bianisotropic Materials 27 --
1.7 Taxonomy of Electromagnetic Surface Waves 27 --
1.7.1 SPP Waves 27 --
1.7.2 Dyakonov Waves 30 --
1.7.3 Tamm Waves 31 --
1.7.4 Dyakonov-Tamm Waves 32 --
1.7.5 Emerging Types of Surface Waves 32 --
1.8 Applications 33 --
1.8.1 SPP Waves 33 --
1.8.2 Other Surface Waves 35 --
1.8.3 STFs for Optical Sensing 36 --
2 Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Waves I 37 --
2.1 Introduction 37 --
2.2 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 37 --
2.2.1 Geometry 38 --
2.2.2 Field Representation 38 --
2.2.3 Linear Polarization States 41 --
2.2.4 Boundary Conditions 41 --
2.2.5 Amplitude Vectors 42 --
2.2.6 Time-Averaged Poynting Vector 43 --
2.2.7 Wavenumbers 43 --
2.2.8 Phase Speed and Characteristic Lengths 44 --
2.2.9 Characteristics of Simple SPP Waves 45 --
2.2.10 Fano Wave 46 --
2.2.11 Zenneck Wave 48 --
2.3 Optical Excitation of Simple SPP Waves 48 --
2.3.1 Turbadar-Kretschmann-Raether Configuration 50 --
2.3.1.1 Boundary-Value Problem 52 --
2.3.1.2 p-Polarized Incident Plane Wave 53 --
2.3.1.3 s-Polarized Incident Plane Wave 56 --
2.3.1.4 Illustrative Results 58 --
2.3.1.5 SPR-Based Prism-Coupled Sensing 59 --
2.3.1.6 Fiber-Optic Coupling 60 --
2.3.2 Turbadar-Otto Configuration 61 --
2.3.3 Sarid Configuration 63 --
2.3.4 Grating-Coupled Configuration 66 --
2.3.4.1 Incident Plane Wave 67 --
2.3.4.2 Reflected and Transmitted Field Phasors 68 --
2.3.4.3 Linear Reflectances and Transmittances 69 --
2.3.4.4 Rigorous Coupled-Wave Approach 69 --
2.3.4.5 Stable RCWA Algorithm 75 --
2.3.4.6 Excitation of an SPP Wave 77 --
2.3.4.7 Illustrative Results 78 --
2.3.5 Waveguide-Coupled Configuration 79 --
2.4 Nonlinear Dielectric Materials 79 --
3 General Theory of Surface-Wave Propagation 81 --
3.1 Introduction 81 --
3.2 Bianisotropic Materials 81 --
3.2.1 Maxwell Postulates 82 --
3.2.2 Linear Constitutive Relations 83 --
3.2.3 Periodic Nonhomogeneity 84 --
3.2.4 Homogeneous Bianisotropic Materials 84 --
3.3 Propagation in a Homogeneous Bianisotropic Material 85 --
3.3.1 Matrix Ordinary Differential Equation 85 --
3.3.2 Eigenmodes 88 --
3.4 Propagation in a Periodically Nonhomogeneous Bianisotropic Material 90 --
3.4.1 Matrix Ordinary Differential Equation 90 --
3.4.2 Eigenmodes 93 --
3.5 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 94 --
3.5.1 Dispersion Equation 94 --
3.5.2 Computational Matters 97 --
3.6 Modified Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 98 --
3.7 Prism-Coupled Configuration 101 --
3.7.1 Incident, Reflected, and Transmitted Plane Waves 102 --
3.7.2 Solution of Boundary-Value Problem 104 --
3.7.3 Linear Reflectances and Transmittances 106 --
3.7.4 Circular Reflectances and Transmittances 107 --
3.8 Grating-Coupled Configuration 108 --
3.8.1 Incident Plane Wave 110 --
3.8.2 Reflected and Transmitted Field Phasors 111 --
3.8.3 Linear Reflectances and Transmittances 112 --
3.8.4 Circular Reflectances and Transmittances 113 --
3.8.5 Rigorous Coupled-Wave Approach 114 --
3.8.6 Stable RCWA Algorithm 122 --
3.8.7 Excitation of a Surface Wave 125 --
4 Dyakonov Waves 127 --
4.1 Introduction 127 --
4.2 Interface of an Anisotropic Material and an Isotropic Material 128 --
4.2.1 Interface of a Uniaxial Material and an Isotropic Material 128 --
4.2.1.1 Optic Axis in Interface Plane 128 --
4.2.1.2 Optic Axis not in Interface Plane 135 --
4.2.2 Interface of a Biaxial Material and an Isotropic Material 136 --
4.2.2.1 Optic Ray Axes in Interface Plane 136 --
4.2.2.2 Optic Ray Axes not in Interface Plane 137 --
4.3 Interface of Two Anisotropic Materials 138 --
4.3.1 Interface of Two Uniaxial Materials 138 --
4.3.1.1 Optic Axes in Interface Plane 138 --
4.3.1.2 Optic Axes not in Interface Plane 143 --
4.3.2 Interface of Two Biaxial Materials 144 --
4.3.2.1 Optic Ray Axes in Interface Plane 144 --
4.3.2.2 Optic Ray Axes not in Interface Plane 145 --
4.4 Nanostructured Materials 145 --
4.4.1 Liquid Crystals 146 --
4.4.2 Columnar Thin Films 147 --
4.4.3 Photonic Crystals 147 --
4.5 Electro-Optic Materials 148 --
4.6 Magnetic Analogs 149 --
4.7 More Exotic Materials 150 --
4.8 Experimental Observation 152 --
4.8.1 Prism-Coupled Configuration 152 --
4.8.2 First Observation of Dyakonov Waves 152 --
4.9 Outlook 155 --
5 Tamm Waves 157 --
5.1 Introduction 157 --
5.2 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 157 --
5.2.1 s-Polarized Tamm Wave 158 --
5.2.2 p-Polarized Tamm Wave 160 --
5.2.3 Illustrative Numerical Results 162 --
5.2.3.1 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Periodic Multilayer 162 --
5.2.3.2 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Rugate Filter 164 --
5.3 Practical Configurations 167 --
5.3.1 Prism-Coupled Configuration 167 --
5.3.1.1 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Periodic Multilayer 168 --
5.3.1.2 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Rugate Filter 169 --
5.3.2 Grating-Coupled Configuration 170 --
5.3.2.1 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Periodic Multilayer 171 --
5.3.2.2 Interface of a Homogeneous Dielectric Material and a Rugate Filter 173 --
5.3.3 Prospects for Optical Sensing 174 --
5.4 Interface of Two Periodically Nonhomogeneous Dielectric Materials 175 --
5.4.1 s-Polarized Tamm Wave 175 --
5.4.2 p-Polarized Tamm Wave 176 --
5.4.3 Illustrative Numerical Results 177 --
5.5 Outlook 180 --
6 Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Waves II 183 --
6.1 Introduction 183 --
6.2 Interface of a Metal and an Isotropic Dielectric Multilayer 183 --
6.3 Interface of a Metal and a Homogeneous Anisotropic Dielectric Material 185 --
6.3.1 General Considerations 185 --
6.3.2 Columnar Thin Films 186 --
6.3.3 Metal/CTF Interface 188 --
6.4 Interface of a Metal and a Continuously and Periodically Nonhomogeneous Dielectric Material 190 --
6.4.1 Metal/Rugate-Filter Interface 191 --
6.4.1.1 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 191 --
6.4.1.2 Turbadar-Kretschmann-Raether Configuration 196 --
6.4.1.3 Grating-Coupled Configuration 201 --
6.4.2 Metal/SNTF Interface 205 --
6.4.2.1 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 206 --
6.4.2.2 Turbadar-Kretschmann-Raether Configuration 212 --
6.4.2.3 Grating-Coupled Configuration 215 --
6.4.3 Metal/Chiral-STF Interface 217 --
6.4.3.1 Canonical Configuration 218 --
6.4.3.2 Turbadar-Kretschmann-Raether Configuration 221 --
6.4.3.3 Grating-Coupled Configuration 225 --
6.5 Optical Sensing 226 --
6.5.1 Metal/CTF Interface 227 --
6.5.1.1 Nominal Model of a CTF 227 --
6.5.1.2 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 229 --
6.5.1.3 Turbadar-Kretschmann-Raether Configuration 229 --
6.5.2 Metal/SNTF Interface 231 --
6.5.3 Metal/Chiral-STF Interface 231 --
6.5.3.1 Theoretical Analysis and Results 231 --
6.5.3.2 Experimental Observations 232 --
6.6 Harvesting of Solar Energy 233 --
6.7 Outlook 235 --
7 Dyakonov-Tamm Waves 237 --
7.1 Introduction 237 --
7.2 Canonical Boundary-Value Problem 237 --
7.2.1 Interface of a Homogeneous Isotropic Material and a Periodically Nonhomogeneous Anisotropic Material 238 --
7.2.1.1 Interface of an Isotropic Dielectric Material and a Chiral Sculptured Thin Film 238 --
7.2.1.2 Interface of an Isotropic Dielectric Material and a Sculptured Nematic Thin Film 243 --
7.2.1.3 Interface of an Isotropic Dielectric Material and an Electro-Optic Reusch Pile 245 --
7.2.2 Interface of Two Periodically Nonhomogeneous and Anisotropic Materials 248 --
7.2.2.1 Interface of Two Sculptured Nematic Thin Films 248 --
7.2.2.2 Interface of Two Chiral Sculptured Thin Films 253 --
7.3 Practical Configurations 254 --
7.3.1 Prism-Coupled Configuration 254 --
7.3.2 Grating-Coupled Configuration 257 --
7.4 Outlook 257.
Series Title: Elsevier insights.
Responsibility: John A. Polo, Jr., Tom G. Mackay, Akhlesh Lakhtakia.

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