Transformation Electromagnetics and Metamaterials: by Nathan Landy, Yaroslav Urzhumov (auth.), Douglas H. Werner,

By Nathan Landy, Yaroslav Urzhumov (auth.), Douglas H. Werner, Do-Hoon Kwon (eds.)

Transformation electromagnetics is a scientific layout method for optical and electromagnetic units that permits novel wave-material interplay houses. The linked metamaterials know-how for designing and figuring out optical and electromagnetic units can keep watch over the habit of sunshine and electromagnetic waves in ways in which haven't been conventionally attainable. The process is credited with various novel equipment designs, so much significantly the invisibility cloaks, excellent lenses and a number of different amazing devices.

Transformation Electromagnetics and Metamaterials: basic ideas and Applications offers a accomplished therapy of the swiftly transforming into region of transformation electromagnetics and comparable metamaterial expertise with contributions at the topic supplied by way of a suite of prime specialists from all over the world. at the theoretical aspect, the next questions may be addressed: “Where does transformation electromagnetics come from?,” “What are the final fabric houses for various sessions of coordinate transformations?,” “What are the restrictions and demanding situations of machine realizations?,” and “What theoretical instruments can be found to make the coordinate transformation-based designs extra amenable to fabrication utilizing presently on hand techniques?” the great theoretical remedy should be complemented by means of machine designs and/or realizations in quite a few frequency regimes and functions together with acoustic, radio frequency, terahertz, infrared, and the seen spectrum. The functions surround invisibility cloaks, gradient-index lenses within the microwave and optical regimes, negative-index superlenses for sub-wavelength solution focusing, flat lenses that produce hugely collimated beams from an embedded antenna or optical resource, beam concentrators, polarization rotators and splitters, excellent electromagnetic absorbers, etc.

This publication will function the authoritative reference for college kids and researchers alike to the fast-evolving and intriguing learn quarter of transformation electromagnetics/optics, its program to the layout of progressive new units, and their linked metamaterial realizations.

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Additionally, we expect the spot size to asymptote to the nonzero value corresponding to the RMS size given by the raytracing analysis of the previous section. The simulation results are plotted in Fig. 11. For comparison, we also plot the expected diffraction-limited spot diameter, given by 4 Unlike in ray-tracing, we found no significant difference between the strictly conformal—and the quasi-conformal mapped—lenses since the RMS spot size of both lenses lies below the diffraction limit in the simulated range of aperture sizes.

H. -H. Kwon et al. interaction characteristic. In the context of TO, a coordinate transformation is interpreted as inhomogeneous and anisotropic compression and stretching of constituent materials. This ‘‘material interpretation’’ [3] is based on the form invariance of Maxwell’s equations under coordinate transformations. The exact medium parameters that will physically realize the new phenomena in the transformed space are completely specified by the coordinate transformation definition. Since its introduction, the TO technique has attracted a significant amount of interest both in the physics and engineering communities.

However, we see a dramatic difference in performance when we plot rays in an orthogonal plane that contains the chief ray. This is the sagittal plane, and these rays have maximum angular momentum. Only the anisotropic lens properly focusses in this case. 8 Entrance Pupil Coordinates Fig. 10 OPD plots across the sagittal and meridional planes an anisotropic (left) and isotropic (right) lens. Inset are traces of rays in the meridional plane and sagittal plane. The sagittal rays and OPD are red, and the meridional rays and OPD are blue 26 N.

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