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Complete Tunneling of Light through MU-Negative Media

By Wei Tan, Zhiguo Wang, and Hong Chen
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 8, 27-37, 2009


We demonstrate complete tunneling of light through large-scale mu-negative media, which has negative permeability but positive permittivity, by constructing a quasi-one-dimensional structure with side branches. For the structure with a single side branch, there always exists a transmission peak which can be easily tuned by varying the parameters of the side branch. For the structure with periodic array of side branches, the transmission peak is enlarged to a band, which exhibits left-handedness, and can be tuned by changing the distance between two neighboring side branches and the length of the side branch.


Wei Tan, Zhiguo Wang, and Hong Chen, "Complete Tunneling of Light through MU-Negative Media," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 8, 27-37, 2009.


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