Manipulating the Near Field With Metamaterials

John Pendry

New technology is enabling scientists to engineer a class of electromagnetic materials on a scale of much less than a wavelength. The new materials have properties not seen in nature—such as a negative refractive index—which are the key to controlling the near field.

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Manipulating the Near Field With Metamaterials

John Pendry

New technology is enabling scientists to engineer a class of electromagnetic materials on a scale of much less than a wavelength. The new materials have properties not seen in nature—such as a negative refractive index—which are the key to controlling the near field.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2004


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