Since the concept of metamaterials was first proposed at the end of the 20th Century, they have been the subject of much research and many discussions within the waves community. More than 10 years later, the number of related published articles is increasing significantly. On the one hand, this success can be attributed to the dream of new physical objects which are the consequences of metamaterials’ singular properties. Among them, we can consider the examples of perfect lensing and invisibility cloaking. On the other hand, metamaterials also provide new tools for the design of well-known wave functions, such as antennas for electromagnetic waves.
This book provides an overview of the metamaterial concept as a prospect for a new practical tool for the study of waves and engineering, including both the electromagnetic spectrum, from microwaves to optics, and the field of acoustic waves.
1. Overview of Microwave and Optical Metamaterial Technologies, Didier Lippens.
2. MetaLines: Transmission Line Approach for the Design of Metamaterial Devices, Bruno Sauviac.
3. Metamaterials for Non-Radiative Microwave Functions and Antennas, Divitha Seetharamdoo and Bruno Sauviac.
4. Toward New Prospects for Electromagnetic Compatibility, Divitha Seetharamdoo.
5. Dissipative Loss in Resonant Metamaterials, Philippe Tassin, Thomas Koschny, and Costas M. Soukoulis.
6. Transformation Optics and Antennas, André de Lustrac, Shah Nawaz Burokur and Paul-Henri Tichit.
7. Metamaterials for Control of Surface Electromagnetic and Liquid Waves, Sébastien Guenneau, Mohamed Farhat, Muamer Kadic, Stefan Enoch and Romain Quidant.
8. Classical Analog of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency, Philippe Tassin, Thomas Koschny and Costas M. Soukoulis.
Éric Lheurette is Full Professor at the University of Lille in France. He has authored and co-authored more than 50 journal papers and presentations for international conferences. His current research interests include electromagnetism, the design and technology of metamaterials and terahertz passive devices.
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