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Gyrotropic impact upon negatively refracting surfaces

Boardman, AD, King, NJ, Rapoport, Y and Velasco, L 2005, 'Gyrotropic impact upon negatively refracting surfaces' , New Journal of Physics, 7 , p. 191.

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Abstract

Surface wave propagation at the interface between different types of gyrotropic materials and an isotropic negatively refracting medium, in which the relative permittivity and relative permeability are, simultaneously, negative is investigated. A general approach is taken that embraces both gyroelectric and gyromagnetic materials, permitting the possibility of operating in either the low GHz, THz or the optical frequency regimes. The classical transverse Voigt configuration is adopted and a complete analysis of non-reciprocal surface wave dispersion is presented. The impact of the surface polariton modes upon the reflection of both plane waves and beams is discussed in terms of resonances and an example of the influence upon the Goos–Hänchen shift is given.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: New Journal of Physics
Publisher: Institute of Physics
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 13672630
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Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2007 11:04
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 15:47
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/336

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