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Metamaterials and Wave Control

ISBN: 978-1-84821-518-4
240 pages
December 2013, Wiley-ISTE
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Description

Since the concept was first proposed at the end of the 20th Century, metamaterials have been the subject of much research and discussion throughout the wave community. More than 10 years later, the number of related published articles is increasing significantly. On
the one hand, this success can be attributed to dreams of new physical objects which are the consequences of the singular properties of metamaterials. Among them, we can consider the examples of perfect lensing and invisibility cloaking. On other hand,
metamaterials also provide new tools for the design of well-known wave functions such as antennas for electromagnetic waves.
The goal of this book is to propose an overview of the concept of metamaterials as a perspective on a new practical tool for wave study
and engineering. This includes both the electromagnetic spectrum, from
microwave to optics, and the field of acoustic waves.

Contents

1. Overview of Microwave and Optical Metamaterial Technologies, Didier Lippens.
2. MetaLines: Transmission Line Approach for the Design of Metamaterial Devices, Bruno Sauviac.
3. Metamaterials for Non-Radiative Microwave Functions and Antennas, Divitha Seetharamdoo and Bruno Sauviac.
4. Toward New Prospects for Electromagnetic Compatibility, Divitha Seetharamdoo.
5. Dissipative Loss in Resonant Metamaterials, Philippe Tassin, Thomas Koschny, and Costas M. Soukoulis.
6. Transformation Optics and Antennas, André de Lustrac, Shah Nawaz Burokur and Paul-Henri Tichit.
7. Metamaterials for Control of Surface Electromagnetic and Liquid Waves, Sébastien Guenneau, Mohamed Farhat, Muamer Kadic, Stefan Enoch and Romain Quidant.
8. Classical Analog of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Philippe Tassin, Thomas Koschny and Costas M. Soukoulis.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Éric LHEURETTE

Chapter 1. Overview of Microwave and Optical Metamaterial Technologies 1
Didier LIPPENS

1.1. Introduction and background 1

1.2. Omega-type arrays 6

1.3. Transmission lines with series capacitances and shunt inductances 17

1.4. Fishnet approach 20

1.5. Full dielectric approach: Mie resonance based devices 28

1.6. Photonic crystal technology 31

1.7. Conclusion and prospects 37

1.8. Acknowledgments 38

1.9. Bibliography 39

Chapter 2. MetaLines: Transmission Line Approach for the Design of Metamaterial Devices 43
Bruno SAUVIAC

2.1. Introduction 43

2.2. Historical concepts of transmission lines and homogenization 43

2.3. CRLH transmission lines 46

2.4. Some technical approaches to realize MetaLines 50

2.5. Toward tunability 58

2.6. Conclusion 63

2.7. Bibliography 65

Chapter 3. Metamaterials for Non-Radiative Microwave Functions and Antennas 67
Divitha SEETHARAMDOO and Bruno SAUVIAC

3.1. Introduction 67

3.2. Metamaterials for non-radiative applications 68

3.3. Metamaterials for antennas at microwave frequencies 75

3.4. Conclusion 83

3.5. Bibliography 83

Chapter 4. Toward New Prospects for Electromagnetic Compatibility 87
Divitha SEETHARAMDOO

4.1. Introduction 87

4.2. Electromagnetic compatibility 88

4.3. Electromagnetic shielding – potential of metamaterials 91

4.4. Metamaterials for 3D shielded cavities – application to electromagnetic reverberation chambers 95

4.5. Conclusion 106

4.6. Bibliography 107

Chapter 5. Dissipative Loss in Resonant Metamaterials 111
Philippe TASSIN, Thomas KOSCHNY, and Costas M. SOUKOULIS

5.1. Introduction 111

5.2. What is the best conducting material? 115

5.3. Optimize the geometry of meta-atoms 122

5.4. Use gain to offset the impact of dissipative loss 126

5.5. Bibliography 129

Chapter 6. Transformation Optics and Antennas 133
André de LUSTRAC, Shah Nawaz BUROKUR and Paul-Henri TICHIT

6.1. Transformation optics 133

6.2. Applications to antennas 144

6.3. Conclusions 159

6.4. Acknowledgment 159

6.5. Bibliography 159

Chapter 7. Metamaterials for Control of Surface Electromagnetic and Liquid Waves 161
Sébastien GUENNEAU, Mohamed FARHAT, Muamer KADIC, Stefan ENOCH and Romain QUIDANT

7.1. Introduction 161

7.2. Acoustic cloaking for liquid surface waves 168

7.3. Optical cloaking for surface plasmon polaritons 177

7.4. Concluding remarks on LSW and SPP cloaking 190

7.5. Bibliography 191

Chapter 8. Classical Analog of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency 195
Philippe TASSIN, Thomas KOSCHNY and Costas M. SOUKOULIS

8.1. Introduction 195

8.2. Design of EIT metamaterials 198

8.3. A simple model for EIT metamaterials – and electromagnetically induced absorption 203

8.4. Electromagnetically induced absorption 207

8.5. EIT metamaterials for sensors 209

8.6. EIT metamaterials for nonlinear and tunable operation 211

8.7. Bibliography 213

List of Authors 215

Index 217

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