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2011-03-30

Negative Refractive Index Behavior through Magneto-Electric Coupling in Split Ring Resonators

By Zine Eddine Djeffal, Hakeim Talleb, David Lautru, and Victor Fouad-Hanna
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 22, 155-163, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERL11020804

Abstract

An investigation on the possibility of obtaining a negative refractive index behavior in split ring resonators (SRRs) through magneto-electric coupling is presented. We have performed rigorous electromagnetic simulations using a full-wave 3D simulator, and the obtained results have been verified by our experimental realizations and measurements. The results confirm that the increase of magnetoelectric gyrotropic activity inside a bi-anistropic medium can lead to the establishment of backward-wave propagation.

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Zine Eddine Djeffal, Hakeim Talleb, David Lautru, and Victor Fouad-Hanna, "Negative Refractive Index Behavior through Magneto-Electric Coupling in Split Ring Resonators," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 22, 155-163, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERL11020804
http://jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=11020804

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