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Frequency Tuneable Single-Negative Bistable Heterostructure

By Samad Roshan Entezar
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 14, 33-44, 2010


The nonlinear responses of a one-dimensional heterostructure containing two kinds of single-negative materials with an air gap are investigated. It is shown that the frequency of zero-phase gap bistable heterostructure can be tuned simply by adjusting the width of air gap. On the other hand, the optical bistability is achieved at very low values of input intensity due to the enhancement of Kerr nonlinearity near the frequency of the defect mode. It is shown that transmission of the structure is relatively insensitive to incident angle and losses.


Samad Roshan Entezar, "Frequency Tuneable Single-Negative Bistable Heterostructure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 14, 33-44, 2010.


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