Compensation of loss-induced beam broadening in HMMs by a μ-negative HMM

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Abstract

Losses play a crucial role when realistic hyperbolic metamaterials are considered. Importantly, losses lead to a broadening of beams propagating through a hyperbolic medium. Here we show that a part of the loss-induced broadening can be attributed to phase accumulation of plane-wave components. This phase accumulation can be canceled out by utilizing hyperbolic media with a negative permeability.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 11th International Congress on Engineered Materials Platforms for Novel Wave Phenomena
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2017
Pages286-288
ISBN (Print)9781538637685
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event11th International Congress on Engineered Material Platforms for Novel Wave Phenomena - Marseille, France
Duration: 28 Aug 20172 Sep 2017

Conference

Conference11th International Congress on Engineered Material Platforms for Novel Wave Phenomena
CountryFrance
CityMarseille
Period28/08/201702/09/2017

Keywords

  • Slabs
  • Hidden Markov models
  • Media
  • Metamaterials
  • Interference
  • Attenuation
  • Tensile stress

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