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Optical metamaterials : fundamentals and applications

Author: Wenshan Cai; Vladimir M Šalaev
Publisher: New York, NY ; Heidelberg [u.a.] : Springer, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Optical Metamaterials.

In one unified treatment, this volume examines recent advances in the study of optical metamaterials, ranging from fundamental aspects to up-to-date implementations for these artificially structured  Read more...


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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wenshan Cai; Vladimir M Šalaev
ISBN: 9781441911506 1441911502 9781441911513 1441911510
OCLC Number: 699216373
In: Cai, Wenshan
Description: XII, 200 S. : Ill., graf. Darst. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1. Introduction What are metamaterials? Macroscopic effective parameters References Chapter 2. Optical Properties of Metal-Dielectric Composites Optical materials and electronic structures Optical properties of dielectric materials Optical properties of metals Metal-dielectric composites and mixing rules References Chapter 3. Experimental Techniques and Data Treatment Fabrication of two-dimensional optical metamaterials Approaching the third dimension Characterization of spectral properties Extraction of homogenized optical parameters References Chapter 4. Electric Metamaterials A brief overview of artificial dielectrics Optical properties of stratified metal-dielectric composites Periodic array of metallic wires Semicontinuous metal films References Chapter 5. Magnetic Metamaterials Negligible optical magnetism in nature Split-ring resonators Optical magnetic elements Magnetism in the visible spectrum Analytical model of magnetic nanostrips High-permittivity route to artificial magnetism References Chapter 6. Negative-Index Metamaterials A brief historical review Reversed phenomena in negative-index media Negative refraction in microwave frequencies The debut of optical negative-index materials General recipe for construction Alternative approaches References Chapter 7. Nonlinear Optics with Metamaterials Recent advances of nonlinear effects in metamaterials Second-harmonic generation and the Manley-Rowe relations in negative-index materials Optical parametric amplifications in negative-index materials References Chapter 8. Super Resolution with Meta-Lenses Perfect lens with subwavelength resolution Near-field superlens Tunable superlens using random composites Potential applications of the composite lens Far-field imaging with super-resolution References Chapter 9. Transformation Optics and Electromagnetic Cloak of Invisibility Invisibility and transformation optics: an overview Cloaking by coordinate transformation Towards experimental demonstrations Non-magnetic optical cloak Cloaking with high-order transformations Designs for high-order optical cloaking Alternative approaches for optical cloaking Concluding remarks on transformation optics References Index
Responsibility: by Wenshan Cai; Vladimir Shalaev.
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