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Transmission Tunneling through the Multilayer Double-Negative and Double-Positive Slabs

By Cumali Sabah, Haci Tugrul Tastan, Furkan Dincer, Kemal Delihacioglu, Muharrem Karaaslan, and Emin Unal
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 138, 293-306, 2013


Transmission tunneling properties and frequency response of multilayer structure are theoretically presented by using transfer matrix method. The structure is composed of double-negative and double-positive slabs which is sandwiched between two semi-infinite free space regions. Double-negative layers are realized by using Lorenz- and Drude-medium parameters. The transmission characteristics of the proposed multilayer structure based on the constitutive parameters, dispersion, and loss are analyzed in detail. Finally, the computations of the transmittance for multilayer structure are presented in numerical results. It can be seen from the numerical results that the multilayer structure can be used to design efficient filters and sensors for several frequency regions.


Cumali Sabah, Haci Tugrul Tastan, Furkan Dincer, Kemal Delihacioglu, Muharrem Karaaslan, and Emin Unal, "Transmission Tunneling through the Multilayer Double-Negative and Double-Positive Slabs," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 138, 293-306, 2013.


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