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Transmission study of prisms and slabs of lossy negative index media.
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PMID:  19475043     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Within an effective medium theory, we numerically study by means of a finite element method the transmission properties of prisms and slabs of media with negative refractive index. The constitutive parameters employed are similar to those of recent experiments that confirmed the existence of negative refraction as well as the focusing property of flat slabs. In this way, we further analyze in detail the influence of diffraction and scattering due to the large wavelength of the radiation in use, and its suppression by employing waveguide configurations with absorbing walls. Also, we address the effects of different amounts of absorption on both the angle of refraction, (for which we derive a new refraction law in prisms), and on the position, resolution and isoplantism of the focus produced by flat slabs.
J L Garcia-Pomar; M Nieto-Vesperinas
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2004 May 
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Created Date:  2009-05-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2081-95     Citation Subset:  -    
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