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Anomalous Mode Coupling in Guided-Wave Structures Containing Metamaterials with Negative Permittivity and Permeability

Andrea Alù, University of Pennsylvania
Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania

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Copyright 2002 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the 2002 2nd IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2002), pages 233-234.
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Abstract

The peculiar characteristics of the mode coupling between standard dielectric waveguides and waveguides formed by a material with negative index of refraction are presented in this talk. Some of our theoretical results, describing the anti-directional (antiparallel) nature of such coupling, are shown for the case of the two-parallel-slab geometry.

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Andrea Alù and Nader Engheta. "Anomalous Mode Coupling in Guided-Wave Structures Containing Metamaterials with Negative Permittivity and Permeability" Departmental Papers (ESE) (2002).
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andrea_alu/19