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Chin. Phys. B, 2014, Vol. 23(4): 047808    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/23/4/047808
Special Issue: TOPICAL REVIEW — Plasmonics and metamaterials
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Manipulating electromagnetic waves with metamaterials:Concept and microwave realizations

He Qionga, Sun Shu-Linb, Xiao Shi-Yia, Li Xina, Song Zheng-Yonga, Sun Wu-Jionga, Zhou Leia
a State Key Laboratory of Surface Physics and Key Laboratory of Micro and Nano Photonic Structures (Ministry of Education), Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China;
b Department of Optical Science and Engineering, and Shanghai Ultra-Precision Optical Manufacturing Engineering Center, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Abstract  Our recent efforts in manipulating electromagnetic (EM) waves using metamaterials (MTMs) are reviewed with emphasis on 1) manipulating wave polarization and transporting properties using homogeneous MTMs, 2) manipulating surface-wave properties using plasmonic MTMs, and 3) bridging propagating and surface waves using inhomogeneous meta-surfaces. For all these topics, we first illustrate the physical concepts and then present several typical practical realizations and applications in the microwave regime.
Keywords:  metamaterials      inhomogeneous meta-surface      polarization control      light-matter interaction  
Received:  03 December 2013      Revised:  20 February 2014      Accepted manuscript online: 
PACS:  78.67.Pt (Multilayers; superlattices; photonic structures; metamaterials)  
  41.20.Jb (Electromagnetic wave propagation; radiowave propagation)  
  42.25.Ja (Polarization)  
  42.15.Dp (Wave fronts and ray tracing)  
Fund: Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 60990321, 11174055, and 11204040), the Program of Shanghai Subject Chief Scientist, China (Grant No. 12XD1400700), the Ministry of Education of China (Grant No. B06011), and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant Nos. 2012M520039, 2013T60412).
Corresponding Authors:  Zhou Lei     E-mail:
About author:  78.67.Pt; 41.20.Jb; 42.25.Ja; 42.15.Dp

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He Qiong, Sun Shu-Lin, Xiao Shi-Yi, Li Xin, Song Zheng-Yong, Sun Wu-Jiong, Zhou Lei Manipulating electromagnetic waves with metamaterials:Concept and microwave realizations 2014 Chin. Phys. B 23 047808

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