Canonical Problems In The Theory Of Plasmonics

Author: Afshin Moradi
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030438368
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This book provides a systemic and self-contained guide to the theoretical description of the fundamental properties of plasmonic waves. The field of plasmonics is built on the interaction of electromagnetic radiation and conduction electrons at metallic interfaces or in metallic nanostructures, and so to describe basic plasmonic behavior, boundary-value problems may be formulated and solved using electromagnetic wave theory based on Maxwell’s equations and the electrostatic approximation. In preparation, the book begins with the basics of electromagnetic and electrostatic theories, along with a review of the local and spatial nonlocal plasma model of an electron gas. This is followed by clear and detailed boundary value analysis of both classical three-dimensional and novel two-dimensional plasmonic systems in a range of different geometries. With only general electromagnetic theory as a prerequisite, this resulting volume will be a useful entry point to plasmonic theory for students, as well as a convenient reference work for researchers who want to see how the underlying models can be analysed rigorously.

World Scientific Handbook Of Metamaterials And Plasmonics In 4 Volumes

Author: Maier Stefan A
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9813228741
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Metamaterials represent a new emerging innovative field of research which has shown rapid acceleration over the last couple of years. In this handbook, we present the richness of the field of metamaterials in its widest sense, describing artificial media with sub-wavelength structure for control over wave propagation in four volumes. Volume 1 focuses on the fundamentals of electromagnetic metamaterials in all their richness, including metasurfaces and hyperbolic metamaterials. Volume 2 widens the picture to include elastic, acoustic, and seismic systems, whereas Volume 3 presents nonlinear and active photonic metamaterials. Finally, Volume 4 includes recent progress in the field of nanoplasmonics, used extensively for the tailoring of the unit cell response of photonic metamaterials. In its totality, we hope that this handbook will be useful for a wide spectrum of readers, from students to active researchers in industry, as well as teachers of advanced courses on wave propagation. Contents: Volume 1: Electromagnetic Metamaterials (Ekaterina Shamonina): PrefaceElectromagnetic Metamaterials: Homogenization and Effective Properties of Mixtures (Ari Sihvola)Effective Medium Theory of Electromagnetic and Quantum Metamaterials (Mário G Silveirinha)Hyperbolic Metamaterials (Igor I Smolyaninov)Circuit and Analytical Modelling of Extraordinary Transmission Metamaterials (Francisco Medina, Francisco Mesa, Raul Rodríguez-Berral and Carlos Molero)Electromagnetic Metasurfaces: Synthesis, Realizations and Discussions (Karim Achouri and Christophe Caloz)Metasurfaces for General Control of Reflection and Transmission (Sergei Tretyakov, Viktar Asadchy and Ana Díaz-Rubio)Scattering at the Extreme with Metamaterials and Plasmonics (Francesco Monticone and Andrea Alù)All-Dielectric Nanophotonics: Fundamentals, Fabrication, and Applications (Alexander Krasnok, Roman Savelev, Denis Baranov and Pavel Belov)Tunable Metamaterials (Ilya V Shadrivov and Dragomir N Neshev)Spatial Solitonic and Nonlinear Plasmonic Aspects of Metamaterials (Allan D Boardman, Alesandro Alberucci, Gaetano Assanto, Yu G Rapoport, Vladimir V Grimalsky, Vasyl M Ivchenko and Eugen N Tkachenko)Metamaterial Catheter Receivers for Internal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Richard R A Syms, Ian R Young and Laszlo Solymar)Microwave Sensors Based on Symmetry Properties and Metamaterial Concepts (Jordi Naqui, Ali K Horestani, Christophe Fumeaux and Ferran Martín)Volume 2: Elastic, Acoustic, and Seismic Metamaterials (Richard Craster and Sébastien Guenneau): PrefaceDynamic Homogenization of Acoustic and Elastic Metamaterials and Phononic Crystals (Richard Craster, Tryfon Antonakakis and Sébastien Guenneau)Acoustic Metamaterial (Nicholas Fang, Jun Xu, Navid Nemati, Nicolas Viard and Denis Lafarge)Flat Lens Focusing of Flexural Waves in Thin Plates (Patrick Sebbah and Marc Dubois)Space–Time Cloaking (Martin W McCall and Paul Kinsler)Soda Cans Metamaterial: Homogenization and Beyond (Fabrice Lemoult, Geoffroy Lerosey, Nadège Kaïna and Mathias Fink)New Trends Toward Locally-Resonant Metamaterials at the Mesoscopic Scale (Philippe Roux, Matthieu Rupin, Fabrice Lemoult, Geoffroy Lerosey, Andrea Colombi, Richard Craster, Sébastien Guenneau, William A Kuperman and Earl G Williams)Seismic Metamaterials: Controlling Surface Rayleigh Waves Using Analogies with Electromagnetic Metamaterials (Stéphane Brûlé, Stefan Enoch, Sébastien Guenneau and

Antennas And Wave Propagation

Author: Pedro Pinho
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 178923624X
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Antennas and radio propagation are continuously and rapidly evolving and new challenges arise every day. As a result of these rapid changes the need for up-to-date texts that address this growing field from an interdisciplinary perspective persists. This book, organized into nine chapters, presents new antenna designs and materials that will be used in the future, due to the trend for higher frequencies, as well as a bird's eye view of some aspects related to radio propagation channel modeling. The book covers the theory but also the practical aspects of technology implementation in a way that is suitable for undergraduate and graduate-level students, as well as researchers and professional engineers.

Graphene Optics

Author: Ricardo A Depine
Editor: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ISBN: 1681743108
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This book is a rigorous but concise macroscopic description of the interaction between electromagnetic radiation and structures containing graphene sheets (two-dimensional structures). It presents canonical problems with translational invariant geometries, in which the solution of the original vectorial problem can be reduced to the treatment of two scalar problems, corresponding to two basic polarization modes. The book includes computational problems and makes use of the Python programming language to make numerical calculations accessible to any science student. Many figures within are accompanied by Python scripts.

Optical Thin Films And Coatings

Author: Angela Piegari
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857097318
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Optical coatings, including mirrors, anti-reflection coatings, beam splitters, and filters, are an integral part of most modern optical systems. Optical thin films and coatings provides an overview of thin film materials, the properties, design and manufacture of optical coatings and their use across a variety of application areas. Part one explores the design and manufacture of optical coatings. Part two highlights unconventional features of optical thin films including scattering properties of random structures in thin films, optical properties of thin film materials at short wavelengths, thermal properties and colour effects. Part three focusses on novel materials for optical thin films and coatings and includes chapters on organic optical coatings, surface multiplasmonics and optical thin films containing quantum dots. Finally, applications of optical coatings, including laser components, solar cells, displays and lighting, and architectural and automotive glass, are reviewed in part four. Optical thin films and coatings is a technical resource for researchers and engineers working with optical thin films and coatings, professionals in the security, automotive, space and other industries requiring an understanding of these topics, and academics interested in the field. An overview of the materials, properties, design and manufacture of thin films Special attention is given to the unconventional features and novel materials of optical thin films Reviews applications of optical coatings including laser components, solar cells, glasing, displays and lighting

Electromagnetic Metamaterials

Author: Christophe Caloz
Editor: Wiley-IEEE Press
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Electromagnetic metamaterials-from fundamental physics to advanced engineering applications This book presents an original generalized transmission line approach associated with non-resonant structures that exhibit larger bandwidths, lower loss, and higher design flexibility. It is based on the novel concept of composite right/left-handed (CRLH) transmission line metamaterials (MMs), which has led to the development of novel guided-wave, radiated-wave, and refracted-wave devices and structures. The authors introduced this powerful new concept and are therefore able to offer readers deep insight into the fundamental physics needed to fully grasp the technology. Moreover, they provide a host of practical engineering applications. The book begins with an introductory chapter that places resonant type and transmission line metamaterials in historical perspective. The next six chapters give readers a solid foundation in the fundamentals and practical applications: Fundamentals of LH MMs describes the fundamental physics and exotic properties of left-handed metamaterials TL Theory of MMs establishes the foundations of CRLH structures in three progressive steps: ideal transmission line, LC network, and real distributed structure Two-Dimensional MMs develops both a transmission matrix method and a transmission line method to address the problem of finite-size 2D metamaterials excited by arbitrary sources Guided-Wave Applications and Radiated-Wave Applications present a number of groundbreaking applications developed by the authors The Future of MMs sets forth an expert view on future challenges and prospects This engineering approach to metamaterials paves the way for a new generation of microwave and photonic devices and structures. It is recommended for electrical engineers, as well as physicists and optical engineers, with an interest in practical negative refractive index structures and materials.

Physics Briefs

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Optics Letters

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From Analytic To Numerical Electromagnetics Contributions By C Yeh And His Collaborators

Author: C.Yeh
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457536250
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Based on properly organized reprints by C. Yeh and his collaborators, innovative and original solutions to a number of fundamental problems, essential to the teaching and research in modern electromagnetics, are presented in From Analytic to Numerical Electromagnetics. The wide range of coverage from general applied theory to the pioneering development of canonical solutions and numerical methods offers a rare in-depth understanding of the methods used in solving complex problems in classical and modern electromagnetics. Selected specific examples of solved problems are: New derivation of boundary conditions, conditions for scalar wave approximation, completeness of the far-zone data, correct power loss calculation, limitations of directional coupler theory, calculation of noise temperature of lossy plate, canonical solutions for elliptic, parabolic or spheroidal dielectric structures, waves in periodic medium, focused beam scattering, relativistically moving medium, terahertz low-loss waveguides, WDM optical fiber solitons, particle radiation in complex medium, and being the first to develop these numerical methods - FEM, BPM, 4x4 Matrix Method, EBCM, TLM, and 2 Point Boundary Method - to solve complex Electromagnetics problems. Readers will find the subjects covered in this book to be a useful supplement to a standard advanced textbook on electromagnetics. To researchers and engineers, From Analytic to Numerical Electromagnetics will be a valuable reference and guide to obtain solutions to problems dealing with optical communications, optical solitons, photonics, and terahertz, plasmonic, metamaterial or nano waveguides.

Issues In General Science And Scientific Theory And Method 2011 Edition

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ISBN: 1464963479
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Issues in General Science and Scientific Theory and Method: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about General Science and Scientific Theory and Method. The editors have built Issues in General Science and Scientific Theory and Method: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about General Science and Scientific Theory and Method in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in General Science and Scientific Theory and Method: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Modern Technologies In Materials Mechanics And Intelligent Systems

Author: X.Y. Huang
Editor: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
ISBN: 3038266981
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Intelligent System and Applied Material (GSAM 2014), August 23-24, 2014, Taiyuan, China. The 462 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Advanced Material Science and Technologies, Chapter 2: Building Materials, Civil Engineering, Architecture and Construction Technologies, Chapter 3: Biomedical Engineering, Chapter 4: Energy and Power Systems, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chapter 5: Designing of Machines, Manufacturing Technologies, Automation and Control in Mechanical Engineering, Chapter 6: Measurements and Monitoring, Chapter 7: Applied Mathematics, Processing of Data and Signal, Data Mining and Computational Procedures, Chapter 8: Theory and Practice of Information Technologies and Communications.