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Simple Skewon Medium Realization of dB Boundary Conditions

By Ismo Veikko Lindell and Ari Sihvola
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 30, 29-39, 2012


Considering the class of bi-isotropic media, a special case called the class of simple skewon (SS) media is defined. The SS medium depends on a single parameter. A plane wave incident on a planar interface of an SS medium is shown to reflect as from a DB boundary with vanishing normal components of D and B field vectors. This offers another possibility to realize the DB boundary conditions in terms of a medium interface. The same property is shown to apply for curved boundaries as well.


Ismo Veikko Lindell and Ari Sihvola, "Simple Skewon Medium Realization of dB Boundary Conditions," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 30, 29-39, 2012.


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