General

Authors

Search


Committee login



 
 

 


 

 

Forthcoming

Small thumbnail

Secure Connected Objects

Small thumbnail

Banach, Fréchet, Hilbert and Neumann Spaces

Analysis for PDEs Set – Volume 1

Small thumbnail

Semi-Markov Migration Models for Credit Risk

Stochastic Models for Insurance Set – Volume 1

Small thumbnail

Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields

From Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) to Radio Frequency

Small thumbnail

Enterprise Interoperability

INTEROP-PGSO Vision

Small thumbnail

Data Treatment in Environmental Sciences

Multivaried Approach

Small thumbnail

From Pinch Methodology to Pinch-Exergy Integration of Flexible Systems

Thermodynamics – Energy, Environment, Economy Set

Small thumbnail

Exterior Algebras

Elementary Tribute to Grassmann's Ideas

Small thumbnail

Nonlinear Theory of Elastic Plates

Small thumbnail

Cognitive Approach to Natural Language Processing

Small thumbnail

Artificial Materials

Olivier Vanbésien, Lille University, France

ISBN: 9781848213357

Publication Date: March 2012   Hardback   368 pp.

177.00 USD


Add to cart

eBooks


Ebook Ebook

Description

In the field of electromagnetic and/or optical waves, the concept of “artificial material” covers any fabricated device, be it metallic, dielectric or metal-dielectric, enabling a varyingly complex control of wave propagation in a chosen wavelength range. A common point to all approaches is that the structural scale of the building blocks of a new material is proportional to its operating wavelength. From this first principle stem two relatively distinct research paths, “photonic crystals” (or photonic/electromagnetic materials with a band gap) and “metamaterials”. This book discusses these artificial materials, focusing on photonic crystals (PC) and metamaterials (MM). The first part is devoted to design concepts: negative permeability and permittivity for negative refraction, periodic structures, transformation optics. Part 2 concerns PC and MM in a band gap regime: from cavities and guides to high impedance surfaces. Abnormal refraction, less than one and negative, in PC and MM are studied in the third part, addressing super-focusing and cloaking. Then, applications for telecommunications, lasers and imaging systems are explored.

Contents

Part 1. A Few Fundamental Concepts
1. Definitions and Concepts.
2. The Metamaterial Approach – Permeability and Permittivity Engineering.
3. Photonic Crystal Approach – Band Gap Engineering.
4. Transformation Optics.
Part 2. Materials Used in a Band Gap Regime.
5. Point and Extended Defects in Photonic Crystals.
6. Routing Devices made from Photonic Crystals.
7. Single Negative Metamaterials.
Part 3. Materials in an Abnormal Refraction Regime (n < 1 and n < 0)
8. Two-dimensional Microwave Balanced Composite Prism.
9. Metal-dielectric Materials – from the Terahertz to the Visible.
10. Abnormal Refraction in Photonic Crystals.
11. A Photonic Crystal Flat Lens at Optical Wavelength.
12. Wave-controlling Systems – Towards Bypass and Invisibility.
Part 4. Moving Toward Applications
13. Guiding, Filtering and Routing Electromagnetic Waves.
14. Antennas.
15. Optics: Fibers and Cavities.
16. Detection, Imaging and Tomography Systems.

About the Authors

Olivier Vanbésien received a doctorate in quantum devices in 1991. He then joined the Institut d’Electronique, de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie (IEMN) and was appointed Professor of Electronics at Lille University in France in November 2000. His interests concern metamaterials and photonic crystals, exploring abnormal refraction from terahertz down to optics.

Downloads

DownloadTable of Contents - PDF File - 120 Kb

Related Titles



































0.21736 s.