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Eutectic epsilon-near-zero metamaterial terahertz waveguides

TitleEutectic epsilon-near-zero metamaterial terahertz waveguides
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMassaouti, M, Basharin, AA, Kafesaki, M, Acosta, MF, Merino, RI, Orera, VM, Economou, EN, Soukoulis, CM, Tzortzakis, S
JournalOptics Letters
Date Published04
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0146-9592
Accession NumberWOS:000316946600045
Keywordsrefraction, self-organization

We present and analyze the unique phenomena of enhanced THz transmission through a subwavelength LiF dielectric rod lattice embedded in an epsilon-near-zero KCl host. Our experimental results in combination with theoretical calculations show that subwavelength waveguiding of terahertz radiation is achieved within an alkali-halide eutectic metamaterial as result of the coupling of Mie-resonance modes arising in the dielectric lattice. (C) 2013 Optical Society of America

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