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COMPLEX GUIDED WAVE SOLUTION OF GROUNDED DIELECTRIC SLAB MADE OF METAMATERIALS

By C. Li, Q. Sui, and F. Li

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Abstract:
This paper focuses on the complex guided wave solutions of grounded slab made of metamaterials. Complex solutions of both TE and TM modes have been analyzed. It is found that they are distributed on the proper Riemann sheet. This property differs dramatically from that of a conventional grounded slab. A number of other distribution properties are studied analytically. Some numerical examples are given to verify the analytical results. It is important to take the peculiar complex solutions into account in the problems of microstrip and surface wave excitation.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
C. Li, Q. Sui, and F. Li, "Complex Guided Wave Solution of Grounded Dielectric Slab Made of Metamaterials," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 51, 187-195, 2005.
doi:10.2528/PIER04011203
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0401123

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